CKLB NEWS - NNAPF Carol Hopkins on drugs and their impact on communities' environments
Carol Hopkins is the Executive Director of the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation. While speaking at the On the Land summit in Dettah last month, Hopkins addressed the domino effect that drug addiction has...
'Where do I belong': How cultural connectedness is essential for mental health | CBC News
A conference in Charlottetown this week will hear details on a new tool for measuring mental health that was developed from a First Nations perspective.
Culture-blending team approach to wellness at heart of Whitehorse conference | CBC News
Mental wellness in aboriginal communities was in the spotlight in Whitehorse this week, as teams from across the country descended on the Yukon capital to share their knowledge and culture.
In This Heaven – Special Screening on October 6th in Toronto
In This Heaven documents the tireless efforts of Mae Katt, a First Nations Nurse Practitioner, as she runs a mobile drug addiction treatment program (opioid agonist treatment delivery with Suboxone) in the remote, underserved Matawa First Nations communities of Northern Ontario. In some Matawa communities up to 80% of the population is addicted to opioids. […]