About NAN Hope

About the Program

The Nishnawbe Aski Mental Health Wellness Support Access Program (NAN Hope) provides community-driven, culturally appropriate and timely mental health and addictions support to members of the 49 First Nations communities in the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory.

This First Nation-led program is in response to the specific mental health needs of community members in northern Ontario, offering a central access point to mental health and addictions support.

The Program features:

  • 24/7 live answer at the toll-free telephone line at 1-844-NAN-HOPE (626-4673)

  • Live web-chat and text support through the website at nanhope.ca or Facebook Messenger

  • Streamlined navigation to existing community-based and regional support services, bridging possible gaps in services;

  • Rapid access to confidential counselling support by telephone; and,

  • Access to a 24/7 crisis/distress support line.

Rapid-Access Counselling Services

All counselling is delivered by Masters-level Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Social Workers, and Registered Nurses, as well as Traditional Counsellors, all of whom have experience and skill in a variety of therapeutic modalities. Our team includes counsellors who speak OjiCree, Cree, Ojibwe, and English, all of whom are engaged in ongoing Indigenous cultural safety training and have experience providing support to Indigenous communities in-person and via distance.

Counselling is available for anyone experiencing a wide range of mental health challenges, including, but not limited to: addictions, domestic violence, suicidality, self-harm behaviours, depression, anxiety, and grief/bereavement.

Therapeutic Modalities Include:

  • Traditional Counselling

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Emotion Focused therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

ᐧᐁᑯᓀᓐ ᑎᓄ ᑲᐊᓄᑲᑌᑭᓐ

ᐯᔓ ᐱᒥᐧᐃᑕᓄᑭᒥᑎᐧᐊᒃ ᐃᑭ ᑌᑎᐸᐃ ᒪᔥᑭᑭᐧᐃᑭᒪᐧᐃ ᐱᒥᐧᐃᒋᑫᐧᐃᓇᓐ, ᐅᑭᒪᑲᓇᓐ ᑲᐱᑭᔑᐧᐃᑕᓄᑭᒥᑎᐧᐊᑦ ᑲᔦ ᑕᔑᑫᐧᐃ ᐱᒥᐧᐃᒋᑫᐧᐃ ᐅᐅᒪ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᔅᑭ ᑎᐯᓐᒋᑫᐧᐃ ᐊᑭᒃ, ᐅᐅᐧᐁ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᔅᑭ ᐊᐯᓂᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐊᓄᑭᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᐃᔑᐅᓇᒋᑲᑌᐸᓐ ᒋᓇᓄᑲᒪᒃ ᒪᒥᑐᓀᒋᑲᓂᒃ ᒥᓄᔭᐧᐃ ᐊᓱᔥᑲᒪᑫᐧᐃ ᐊᓄᑭᐧᐃᓇᓐ ᒋᐊᓄᑲᑌᑭᓐ ᐅᐅᒪ ᑌᑎᐸᐃ.

ᑲᑭᓇ ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᔅᑭ ᑕᓇᐱᐧᐃᓇᓐ ᑲᔦ ᑲᐅᒋᑎᐯᑕᑯᓯᐧᐊᑦ ᑕᐧᐃᒋᐊᑲᓂᐧᐃᐧᐊᒃ.  

ᐊᓂᔑᓇᐯ ᐊᔅᑭ ᑕᔑᑫᐧᐃᓇᓐ

Aroland First Nation

Aroland, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Attawapiskat First Nation

Attawapiskat, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Bearskin Lake First Nation

Bearskin Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Beaverhouse First Nation

Kirkland Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Brunswick House First Nation

Chapleau, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Cat Lake First Nation

Cat Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Chapleau, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation

255 Conmee Ave. Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Constance Lake First Nation

Calstock, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Deer Lake First Nation

Deer Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Eabametoong First Nation

Eabamet Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Flying Post First Nation

Nipigon, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Fort Albany First Nation

Fort Albany, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Fort Severn First Nation

Fort Severn, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Ginoogaming First Nation

Long Lac, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Kasabonika Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Kashechewan First Nation

Kashechewan, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Keewaywin First Nation

Keewaywin, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Kingfisher Lake First Nation

Kingfisher Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Koocheching First Nation

Sandy Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Lac Seul First Nation

Lac Seul, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Long Lake #58 First Nation

Long Lac, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Marten Falls First Nation

Ogoki Post, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Matachewan First Nation

Matachewan, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Mattagami First Nation

Gogama, ON, Canada

McDowell Lake First Nation

Red Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Mishkeegogamang First Nation

New Osnaburgh, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Garden River, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Mocreebec Council of the Cree Nation

Moose Factory, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Moose Cree First Nation

Moose Factory, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Muskrat Dam First Nation

Muskrat Dam, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Neskantaga First Nation

Lansdowne House, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Nibinamik First Nation

Summer Beaver, ON, Canada
 
 
 

North Caribou Lake First Nation

Weagamow Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

North Spirit Lake First Nation

North Spirit Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Pikangikum First Nation

Pikangikum, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Poplar Hill First Nation

Poplar Hill, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Sachigo Lake First Nation

Sachigo Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Sandy Lake First Nation

Sandy Lake, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Slate Falls Nation

48 Lakeview Dr., Slate Falls, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Taykwa Tagamou Nation (New Post)

Cochrane, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Wahgoshig First Nation

Matheson, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Wapekeka First Nation

Wapekeka, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Wawakapewin First Nation

Sioux Lookout, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Webequie First Nation

Webequie, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Weenusk First Nation

Peawanuck
 
 
 

Whitewater Lake First Nation

1100 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
 
 
 

Wunnumin Lake First Nation

Wunnumin Lake, ON, Canada