Healing & Wellness 

Community Goals


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INVEST IN COMMUNITY HEALTH FACILITIES

  • Develop a Healing Lodge to treat addictions locally and with cultural sensitivity
  • Expand the Health Center to include additional professional services (i.e. doctors, more nurses, mental health workers, etc.)
  • Develop a community pharmacy

PROVIDE ADDITIONAL HEALTH SERVICES

  • Provide additional mental health support throughout the community
  • Provide lateral violence and bullying prevention workshops
  • Collaborate with other departments to hold community events such as:
    • H.A. Round Up
    • Classroom presentations
    • Culture Camp
  • Experiment with advertising to see what method works best inform members (i.e. social media, mail, home visits, phone calls, etc.)
  • Promote and celebrate healthy lifestyles and healthy role models by holding an annual awards ceremony in the community
  • Develop a community greenhouse to provide members with healthy food options

IMPROVE HEALTH STAFF CAPACITY

  • Ensure staff works as team to reach department goals
  • Hold regular health staff meetings with other departments
  • Ensure staff have mental health and crisis support services available to them

ADDRESS ADDICTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY

  • Establish programs to reduce and prevent incidences of additions and associated issues that impact individuals, families and the community (i.e. drugs, alcohol, and gambling)

IMPROVE THE COMMUNITY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

  • Develop a policy to ensure all members using the service are treated fairly
  • Reduce the number of last minute trip cancellations

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List of Health Services

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List of Mental Health and Addictions Services

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Tenure of Health Services Staff

TBD

Number of Health Clinic Visits

TBD

Number of Ambulance/Medical Taxi/Fly outs

TBD

Number of First Responders in Community

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Birch Narrows Registered Population

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