Our Stories

At CSC CHIGAMIK CHC we take great pride in knowing we are meeting the mental, spiritual, physical and emotional health care needs of our community.  The feedback we receive from program participants and our clients is truly valued and we are pleased to share a few stories with you!  If you would like to submit a story or testimonial of your own, based on your experience with our CHC, please send us a message. Miigwetch! Merci! Thank you!


  • October 7, 2019  

    CHIGAMIK Client Testimonial: CBT Psychotherapy

    Anxiety and depression disorders can affect anyone at any age, and they are the most common mental health issues in Canada. Sometimes they are triggered by a specific event or stressful life experience. That’s why Chigamik is now offering members … Read more
  • August 14, 2017  

    CHIGAMIK Client Testimonials: Farewell Fibro Dance Therapy

    Rebecca Barnstaple teaches Dance Therpay at CSC CHIGAMIK CHC People who suffer from daily, excruciating pain from an injury or chronic illness such as Fibromyalgia, often have to lean new ways to adapt to their physical limitations. That’s why CSC … Read more
  • February 12, 2017  

    Quit Café Celebration!

      Smokers and ex-smokers from the Quit Café program attended the annual Quit Café Celebration at the CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre in Midland on February 2. Since its inception in 2013, the Quit Café program has helped hundreds of participants … Read more
  • November 10, 2016  


    By Brian George, Indigenous Cultural Program Coordinator, CSC CHIGAMIK, CHC During the Summer months of 2015 my brother Basil George and I decided to have an evening Pipe offering. We used two Pipes. We smudged the area and ourselves and … Read more
  • April 1, 2016  

    CHIGAMIK Client Testimonial – Edward Savage

    THE CHIGAMIK EXPERIENCE After moving from the Kawarthas over a year ago, Edward Savage was back in his hometown of Midland and looking for a health care facility that would meet his needs. When Edward first came to CSC CHIGAMIK … Read more
  • January 15, 2016  

    Kitchen Talk – Client Testimonial

    Learning how to cook can be challenging, especially for those living alone or on a tight budget. That’s why CSC CHIGAMIK CHC is providing an opportunity for members of the community to learn about new cooking skills, socialize with others, … Read more
  • December 18, 2015  

    Chigamik Client Success Story – Anonymous

    Reflections on my healing journey so far… I came to Chigamik as a broken and simply terrified soul. My mind was not working in expected ways and I was plagued by irrational thoughts. I was not living, just surviving from … Read more
  • August 30, 2015  

    Chigamik Client Success Story – Elaine Ladouceur

    Living with chronic pain for over 12 years, Elaine Ladouceur first came to Chigamik two years ago, looking for a place to provide her with the support and care she desperately needed. She was happily surprised. In 2003 Elaine went … Read more
  • August 5, 2015  

    Chigamik Client Success Story – Stephan Lindow

    THE CHIGAMIK EXPERIENCE When 26 year-old Stephan Lindow first came to Chigamik three year ago, he was not in a good place. Childhood trauma led to two mental breakdowns before the age of 18. “After living for years with depression … Read more
  • July 30, 2015  

    Chigamik Client Success Story – Tammy Stadt

    In 2011, Tammy Stadt knew there was something very wrong when she was standing at her desk at work and had severe back pain, which caused her to black out. She had difficult medical issues in the past, and had … Read more