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Schizophrenia Society of Sask. pilot project aims to reach underserved groups – The Star Phoenix

“No matter how much any of us claim to be professionals, the people who are living with that illness are the true professionals.” March 19, 2019 Thanks to a grant from the City of Regina, the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan is close to launching a pilot project aimed at reaching historically underserved and marginalized groups. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2019129 Views

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USask launches training for health researchers engaging with Indigenous communities

Mar 12, 2019 The in-person training module, entitled Building Research Relationships with Indigenous Communities (BRRIC), is the first of its kind in Canada. It seeks to provide researchers with the basic tools and knowledge to build meaningful research relationships in a good way with Indigenous peoples and their communities. “Indigenous people deserve to work with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201935 Views

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USask hosts planetary health conference

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is bringing the planetary health discussion and a number of expert keynote presenters to Saskatoon this week to examine the delicate interdependencies of human civilization and nature. Mar 11, 2019 Planetary health acknowledges the interdependence of human health and the health of the planet. The second annual People […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201929 Views

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Forced sterilizations of Indigenous women: One more act of genocide – Phys.Org

March 5, 2019 Last fall, a group of Indigenous women in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan brought a class-action suit against the Saskatoon Health Authority. They also sued the provincial and federal governments and some medical professionals. They asserted that some Indigenous women had been forcibly sterilized. Others had been tricked into giving consent for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201921 Views

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Mental Health Capacity Building Pilots Launched In Saskatchewan Schools

February 27, 2019 Saskatchewan is taking steps to improve the mental health and well-being of students.  Indian Head-Milestone MLA Don McMorris on behalf of Health Minister Jim Reiter was today joined by students, teachers and school division administration at Greenall High School in Balgonie to launch a pilot project for student mental health in five […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201925 Views

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Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation declares state of emergency after fire destroys water plant – CBC

Community was already mourning band member found dead Monday Feb 26, 2019 A band councillor from the Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation confirmed that the reserve has declared a state of emergency after a fire destroyed the water treatment plant there. Shawn Spencer said in a Facebook post that homes in the immediate area of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201923 Views

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Truth, respect and recognition: addressing barriers to Indigenous maternity care – CMAJ

Janet Smylie MD MPH, Wanda Phillips-Beck RN MSc For those of us living and working in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, the finding of the linked research by Wall-Wieler and colleagues,1 that mothers with a history of child apprehension are less likely to receive adequate prenatal care in subsequent pregnancies, comes as no surprise. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201931 Views

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$2.5 Million In Capital Funding For 10 Addictions Beds In LLRIB Wellness Centre Project

February 14, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $2.5 million in capital funding to support 10 addictions beds as part of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s Wellness, Health and Recovery Centre project. The wellness centre will blend western and traditional Indigenous approaches to healing and recovery. In addition to the 10 addictions treatment […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201941 Views

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Finding Healing After The Gerald Stanley Verdict – HuffPost Canada

Most of Indigenous Canada knows exactly where they were on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 when the verdict came down on accused farmer Gerald Stanley, 56, in the killing of Colten Boushie, 22, a First Nations youth band member of Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. I was at home in Saskatoon, Sask. with my husband […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201924 Views

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Sexual assault counsellor develops new model to incorporate Indigenous healing practices – Regina Leader-Post

February 6, 2019 “It’s happening in our communities because so much was broken. There’s no healthy leaders within our communities to step up and say ‘Look, this needs to stop.’ ” In an effort to better serve her Indigenous clients, a Saskatchewan sexual assault counsellor has developed a new model that incorporates First Nations healing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201921 Views

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