Community works together to have grassroots conversations around youth poverty and what can be done to solve important issues.
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Nurse Practitioner utilizes texting with Child & Youth Mental Health to communicate anonymized information about a youths general situation in order to find the best placement for them.
Multiple initiatives offer solutions to children in need of mental health support.
By linking communities through telehealth, access to psychiatry during off-hours helps everyone involved.
Telehealth pilot leads to lower admission rates and faster access to care for psychiatry needs
It is rare for a community to say that they have fantastic mental health supports, but one community reports that they have many stepping stones in place, and that they utilize Telehealth in their efforts to battle mental health and it is proving to work well for them.
Community individuals look after The Yellow House where mental health services are referred from local communities and make good connections with outreach services and the hospital.
Youth experiencing lack of continual care are linked in with Nurse Practicioner for support
Healing Drum Circle part of Programming welcomes all battling with mental health and addiction
Mental health and medical appointments made available to students weekly at a clinic located in their high school.
A First Nation’s healing centre takes a successful approach at addressing the root of historical trauma while providing appropriate resources for such healing to take place.
Community works together to fill gap in mental health care resources and address youth mental health and suicide through prevention, education and including a trauma informed lens.
The Family Parenting Place is a drop-in centre for children and parents for mentorship, Health Canada programs, perinatal nutrition program, etc.
Resources provided to parents with trauma who are dealing with young children. There are also resources for community providers to help understand trauma in First Nations bands as a social determinant of health.
A Community Response Network representative advocates and gets grants for seniors.
Counselling is present at the Elementary School four days a week, including a drug and alcohol counselor one of those days.
A local Nurse Practitioner builds connections with other health professionals and schools to increase mental health service access for youth.
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