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Provincial health services, BC & Yukon
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
The BCAAFC is an innovative organization working collaboratively with its member centres and partners to support urban Indigenous people as they realize their vision of health, wellness, and prosperity.
First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework
The First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum (FNMWC) is a national framework that addresses mental wellness among First Nations in Canada. It identifies ways to enhance service coordination among various systems and supports culturally safe delivery of services.
HeretoHelp - Indigenous
HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information.
interCultural Online Health Network (iCON)
The interCultural Online Health Network (iCON) began in 2007 to partner with communities and health authorities to provide culturally relevant health information for the prevention and management of chronic diseases, including: diabetes, heart disease, dementia and liver disease.
The Thunderbird Partnership Foundation
The Thunderbird Partnership Foundation is a non-profit organization that is committed to working with First Nations to further the capacity of communities to address substance use and addiction. We promote a holistic approach to healing and wellness that values culture, respect, community, and compassion. Our top priority is developing a continuum of care that would be available to all Indigenous people in Canada.
Urban Indigenous Health and Healing Cooperative
Kílala Lelum (Urban Indigenous Health and Healing Cooperative) aims to partner Indigenous Elders with physicians and allied health professionals to provide physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual care to the community in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Urban Native Youth Association
Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA) was formed in 1988 to address concerns facing Indigenous youth, at a time when growing numbers of young people began leaving reserves for the city. Thirty years later, young people continue to arrive in Vancouver with few job skills, minimal training or education, and little or no knowledge of where to go for help. UNYA is meeting these needs by providing a wide range of services, resources, and opportunities that support Vancouver’s Indigenous youth to excel. Today, UNYA delivers 20+ programs, with 175+ volunteers, 100 staff, and more than 300 community partners.
University of Saskatchewan Library: Indigenous Studies Portal Research Tool
The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) is a database of full-text electronic resources such as articles, e-books, theses, government publications, videos, oral histories, and digitized archival documents and photographs. The iPortal content has a primary focus on Indigenous peoples of Canada with a secondary focus on North American materials and beyond.
CMHA: Aboriginal Mental Health Promotion Resources
Connecting the Dots was an innovative 3-year project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. The initiative sought to promote the mental health of urban (off-reserve) Aboriginal youth and families by bringing community partners together to address risk and protective factors influencing mental health.
Government of Canada: Indigenous Mental Health and Substance Use
Find programs and services that support mental health in Indigenous communities, access substance use treatment centres, learn about suicide prevention.
Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health
The Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health (IIPH)'s role is to lead a national advanced research agenda in the area of Indigenous health and promote innovative research that will serve to improve the health of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is the archival repository for all of the material collected by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Canada).
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
NCCAH conducts "periodic environmental scans to
provide information on national level organizations, peer- and nonpeer-reviewed published literature,
and funded research concerned with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health in Canada."
Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research
Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research since December 1, 2001, the Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research (NAMHR) is committed to building capacity for mental health and addictions research and knowledge translation in remote, rural and urban settings by working in close partnership with Aboriginal organizations and communities.
The priority of the Network is to develop research capacity. To that end, the emphasis is on networking and training for existing researchers and conducting a series of pilot projects that provide a basis to seek funding for larger scale projects from other sources including regular CIHR competitions, federal and provincial programs and Aboriginal organizations.