SHPIMING NIKEYAA ZHAAWAG MEANS UPWARD BOUND


SHPIMING NIKEYAA ZHAAWAG WILL:

  • Work with you to begin tooking at your drug and alcohol use
  • Help you understand the effects of your alcohol and drug use
  • When you are ready to talk about treatment, we will help you sort out what type of treatment you are ready for
  • We will also help you get to and come back from treatment


SOME OF OUR SERVICES WE DO: 

  • Outreach: Welcome you
  • Talk about the booze you drink
  • Talk about the drugs you use
  • Talk about how you use drugs
  • Talk to you about Anishnawbek Culture 
  • Help you with getting into a Treatment Program 
  • Help you get to Treatment Centre
  • Getting together with others who are trying to change their drinking and drug habits


SUPPORTS


As a Shpiming Nikeyaa Zhaawag client, your Life Skills Coach will help you to overcome the urge to drink or use drugs by suggesting some of the following, but you can also tell them what you are interested in for example:

  • Culture activities 
  • Gym membership 
  • Crafts 


Your Life Skills Coach will also provide support for you when you are dealing with others services such as: 

  • First Nation Programs 
  • Health Concerns 
  • Legal 
  • Governments 
  • CAS
  • Treatment Centre/Detox​

Struggling

with an

Addiction?

If you are ready to take the next step call

1-844-864-0523

All Calls Are Confidential

Shpiming Nikeyaa Zhaawag (Upward Bound) - (Life Skills)

A PLACE OF PEACE AND FREEDOM

THESSALON FIRST NATION

SERVICES OFFERED 

  • One to One Sessions 
  • Workshops Programming
  • Group Sessions 
  • Culture Activities 
  • Assessments are completed and your Life Skills Coach can tell you more when you meet with them 
  • Educational and Awareness on drugs and alcohol ​


Shpiming Nikeyaa Zhaawag is an enhancement to the employment component of Nigaaniin. It is one of a number of services available to Niigaaniin Clients. 


To be eligible for Shpiming Nikeyaa Zhaawag Services.... 

  • Must be a Niigaaniin participant 
  • Must be employable 
  • Must be an active participant 


If you think Shpiming Nikeyaa Zhaawag may be suitable for you, contact your Niigaaniin Caseworker about a referral. Once your referral is received, you will be contacted by phone or letter to let you know we have received it. Then, the Life Skills Coach will follow up with you to schedule a date and time for intake.