Welcome to Gookomis Endaad, “Your Grandmother’s House”.
Our CBRF is a facility operated by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, is CARF accredited and licensed by the State of Wisconsin, operating within the boundaries of the La du Flambeau Indian Reserve. The facility is an 18-bed operation that offers in- and out-patient behavioral health treatment for Alcohol and/or Drugs (AODA) with co-occurring disorders. Services include counseling, independent life skills services and aftercare support. The CBRF’s therapeutic modalities are rooted in the culture and traditions of the Lac du Flambeau Band.
Gookomis Endaad is designed to feel like clients are at “grandma’s house”. This homelike setting will allow clients to feel safe, at home and comfortable enough to focus on their underlying needs while moving towards being “whole” and independent. Gookomis Endaad is designed to be a stepping stone, where clients can receive services and treatment for 45 days with a 45-day extension or more, if necessary.
Staff at Gookomis Endaad offers a Mental Health and AODA Counselor, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Nurse, Clinical Social Worker and a Cultural Liaison. Recovery Coaches assist clients daily as they move through the program schedule and chaperone outside activities. Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), the behavioral modification model is taught and utilized in every aspect of the program. Clients move through not only MRT levels but through a second level system that allows clients to earn increased privileges as they practice and demonstrate positive behavior and attitudes in individual and group therapies and activities of daily living.
Enclosed is a Referral form and detailed admission requirements for any client you may be working with and believe could benefit from our program. If you would like to learn more about Gookomis Endaad, do not hesitate to give us a call at (715) 388-0762. Our Intake Specialist or any other staff would be happy to assist you through the referral process.
Patricia Thompson, Administrator