Mamisarvik Healing Centre is an Inuit-specific, eight-week (53-day), residential treatment program for women and men aged 18 years and older. The program is offered in both English and Inuktitut. The supportive and experienced interdisciplinary team incorporates a strengths-based, trauma-informed approach with an emphasis on cultural healing and wellness. Clients attend day-time programming focused on trauma, addiction, Inuit history, anger management, gender-group discussions, assertiveness and continuing care. Elders offer traditional healing knowledge and incorporate on-the-land activities. Staff support clients with evening recreational activities including art therapy, Inuit crafts, life skills, visits to community centres and recovery support groups.
Ages served: 18 years and up
Languages served: English, Inuktitut