Mamisarvik Healing Centre is an Inuit-specific, eight-week, residential treatment program for women and men aged 18 years and older. 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. Each cycle runs for a period of 8 weeks.
Mamisarvik integrates all of Tungasuvvingat Inuit’s programs to ensure wrap-around supports for participants. These additional supports add to the resources to assist participants are successful.