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LLRIB wellness centre grand opening scheduled for National Indigenous Peoples Day – larongeNOW

Jun 7, 2022 The grand opening of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s (LLRIB) wellness, treatment and recovery centre is expected on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Construction on the $16.1-million, 20,000 square-foot facility began in May 2020 and includes 24 beds for clients, offices for prevention and recovery employees, along with traditional and multi-purpose rooms. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202262 Views

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HIV surge a setback for Saskatchewan First Nations – The Star Phoenix

Jun 05, 2022 Saskatchewan First Nations were internationally recognized for containing and treating HIV. Then the pandemic delivered a massive setback. COVID-19 has dealt a painful setback to Saskatchewan First Nations in a years-long battle with HIV. Before the pandemic, Dr. Ibrahim Khan said First Nations in the province were recognized internationally for expanding testing, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 202260 Views

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Sask. optometrist’s remote clinics helping bring eye care to First Nations communities – CTV News

May 25, 2022 A Saskatchewan optometrist is helping improve accessibility to optical care in rural areas by offering remote clinics. Dr. Shannon Gatrell travels around the province visiting rural First Nations communities to perform eye exams in schools. “In any rural community, sometimes it’s just hard to get into the city and get this stuff […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202258 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in safer health systems through the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies and Sturgeon Lake First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 17, 2022 —Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatchewan — Indigenous Services Canada As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to addressing anti-Indigenous racism in health systems, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is supporting the expansion of Indigenous Health Human Resources and Indigenous midwifery initiatives. The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2022107 Views

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Government of Canada supports Indigenous Dental Therapy program launching at University of Saskatchewan

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release May 17 The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry, together with the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA), Northlands College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, are collaborating to establish the first and only accredited Indigenous dental therapy degree program of its kind in Canada. This initiative will focus on the recruitment of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202272 Views

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White Buffalo Treatment Centre Celebrates Grand Opening of Permanent Facility

From: Indigenous Services Canada May, 16, 2022 Community-based programs that are dedicated to wellness are integral to building resiliency and fostering positive health outcomes, especially among youth. The White Buffalo Treatment Centre Board of Directors and staff, in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada, is pleased to announce the grand opening of their permanent facility located […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202266 Views

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STC: Major Funding Announcement for Emergency Wellness Centre

On May 12, 2022, the Saskatoon Tribal Council and its Member First Nations gathered together for their annual spring assembly. The event started with a partnership announcement with the Ministry of Social Services and the City of Saskatoon, followed by an agreement signing ceremony. The Government of Saskatchewan will provide up to $3.5 million to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202254 Views

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Indigenous-Led 24/7 Holistic Wellness Center Pilot In Saskatoon

May 12, 2022 The Government of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) and the City of Saskatoon are partnering to pilot a 24/7 Emergency Wellness Centre in Saskatoon to provide holistic supports and services to meet cultural, mental health, addictions and supportive housing needs of people experiencing homelessness. “The province is pleased to partner with Saskatoon Tribal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 2022160 Views

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Saskatchewan Continues Making Progress On Suicide Prevention Work

May 9, 2022 Two-Year Anniversary of Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan The Government of Saskatchewan continues to build partnerships to support individuals and families at risk of suicide as it marks the two-year anniversary of the release of Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan. “The tragic loss of a person […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 2022139 Views

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Advocate Encourages Empathy to Improve Services During Mental Health Week

SASKATOON – Lisa Broda, Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, encourages everyone to remember the power of empathy during Mental Health Week (#GetReal) – May 2-8, 2022. “This year’s focus is on using empathy to better understand what is happening for an individual suffering from mental health issues. Hearing from young people on their experiences […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022159 Views

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