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Youth Reflections – Connecting with Culture

Credits: Thunderbird Partnership Foundation Published on Mar 31, 2017  

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201749 Views

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Federal budget’s new investment and cultural focus welcomed by Indigenous addictions and mental wellness advocate

Federal budget’s new investment and cultural focus welcomed by Indigenous addictions and mental wellness advocate Chatham-Kent, ON (March 24, 2017) The national voice advocating for First Nations culturally-based addictions and mental health services is welcoming the new federal budget as a positive sign of Canada’s commitment to improve Indigenous health outcomes. Carol Hopkins, executive director […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017215 Views

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Thunderbird Partnership Foundation Winter Newsletter 2016/17

All of us at the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation would like to share our Annual Winter Newsletter with you! You will find articles about the paradigm shift starting to happen around the world, when addressing Indigenous addictions and mental wellness. In particular, how some communities are taking a strength-based approach to the current opioid crisis, legalized […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2016716 Views

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Indigenous wellness tool now widely available online

Indigenous wellness tool now widely available online September 9, 2016 – The Native Wellness Assessment™ is now available online to First Nations communities and organizations interested in measuring the impact of culture in promoting mental wellness (substance use and mental health issues). Access to the NWA is available through the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation’s website, at […]

by pmnationtalk on September 9, 2016659 Views

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Thunderbird Partnership Foundation releases its 2015-2016 Annual Report

For Immediate Release Thunderbird Partnership Foundation releases its 2015-2016 Annual Report August 2, 2016 – The Board of Directors and staff of the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation are pleased to announce the release of their 2015-2016 Annual Report. As you will see, 2015-2016 was a solid year, with progress on promoting and implementing the Honouring Our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2016336 Views

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Thunderbird Partnership Foundation releases its 2015-­2016 Annual Report

For Immediate Release Thunderbird Partnership Foundation releases its 2015-2016 Annual Report July 18, 2016 – The Board of Directors and staff of the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation are pleased to announce the release of their 2015-2016 Annual Report. As you will see, 2015-2016 was a solid year, with progress on promoting and implementing the Honouring Our […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2016963 Views

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Category: HealthVideo International Initiative For Mental HEalth Leadership 2015 - Rose LeMay, CFNHM, International Chair, The Wharerata Group - Vancouver, BC - September 21 - 22, 2015

Rose LeMay, CFNHM, International Chair, The Wharerata Group at the International Initiative For Mental Health Leadership 2015 in Vancouver, BC September 21 – 22, 2015

Thunderbird Partnership Foundation along with the First Nations Health Managers Association hosted a special workshop on Reconciliation in Mental Health, in September 2015.  Indigenous leaders and allies in mental health and addictions came from around the world to contribute to the discussion on what works.  International Chair Rose LeMay of the Wharerātā Group closed the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20161170 Views

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Carol Hopkins, Executive Director of Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership 2015 September 21-22, 2015 Vancouver, BC Thunderbird Partnership Foundation’s Executive Director, Carol Hopkins, provided these inspirational words at the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership Exchange held in Vancouver, BC, September 21 – 25, 2015. Commissioners from around the world heard how the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation is leading the […]

by mmnationtalk on October 22, 2015927 Views

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Consensus Conference on the Mental Health of Emerging Adults: Making Transitions a Priority in Canada

Register Now We are excited to extend an invitation to attend the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s (MHCC) Consensus Conference on the Mental Health of Emerging Adults: Making Transitions a Priority in Canada, from November 2-4, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario. To register for the conference, please click on the Register Now link above. Special rate: […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 2015733 Views

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CCENDU Bulletin: Deaths Involving Fentanyl in Canada, 2009-2014

  CCENDU Bulletin: Deaths Involving Fentanyl in Canada, 2009-2014 A new CCENDU bulletin has been issued to report on the marked increase in the number of deaths involving fentanyl across Canada between 2009 and 2014, with data collected from 12 participating provinces and territories. During this period, deaths increased significantly in Canada’s four largest provinces, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015938 Views

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Tackling First Nations Addictions Through Culture

Tackling First Nations addictions through culture FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SASKATOON, SK (June 25, 2015) – The leading authority on Indigenous addictions research in Canada is changing its name, forming a new partnership and launching a new way to measure wellness and the impact of culture in addressing substance abuse issues for First Nations. The Thunderbird […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2015941 Views

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The First Peoples Wellness Circle Forms Within The Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

For Immediate Release Saskatoon, SK (June 25, 2015) – The Native Mental Health Association of Canada (NMHAC) has announced today that they have joined with the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) to form the new Thunderbird Partnership Foundation. This new national organization will serve to bring together the efforts of these organizations to develop […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 20151763 Views

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Important Announcement Regarding Indigenous Addictions Treatment in Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Advisory Important Announcement Regarding Indigenous Addictions Treatment in Canada Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (June 23, 2015) – The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation will make an important announcement regarding addressing substance abuse issues this Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Saskatoon. Where: Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, SK When: 11:30 am Thursday, June 25, 2015 Media […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2015518 Views

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Wage Parity at the Forefront of NNAPF’s Surveys

Wage Parity at the Forefront of NNAPF’s Surveys Muncey, ON, January 28, 2015 The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) is conducting a round of National Wellness/Addictions Workforce Surveys as a follow-up to its 2009 national survey report. The surveys will assist NNAPF in updating its baseline information in order to advance the regional and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 20151081 Views

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Canadian Articles Released in Special Issue of Substance Use & Misuse Exploring Global Impact of Volatile Substance Misuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 20, 2011 Canadian Articles Released in Special Issue of Substance Use & Misuse Exploring Global Impact of Volatile Substance Misuse Saskatoon ― The National Youth Solvent Abuse Committee, the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation, and the University of Saskatchewan are pleased to announce that Debra Dell, Carol Hopkins and Colleen […]

by NationTalk on June 20, 20111292 Views

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NNAPF newsletter is now available

NNAPF is a national, non-governmental organization established in 2000 to influence national program policy on substance use issues and to advocate on behalf of and support First Nations and Inuit communities and NNADAP / YSAP treatment centers. We are pleased to inform you that our first newsletter of this year is now available at www.nnapf.org […]

by NationTalk on December 17, 20101491 Views

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Chiefs in Assembly endorse the NNADAP / YSAP Renewal Framework

We are pleased to announce that the Resolution to support the NNADAP / YSAP Renewal Framework was passed by the Chiefs-in-Assembly at the Assembly of First Nations, Special Chiefs Assembly, on December 15, 2010 in Gatineau, Quebec. The resolution received unanimous support.In the lead up to the adoption of the resolution, the Chiefs-in-Assembly further affirmed […]

by NationTalk on December 17, 20101642 Views

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See. Know. Act.

Can a life be changed simply by becoming aware of an issue? The answer is yes. November 14-20, 2010 is National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week (NAAAW), a time to raise awareness about how addictions affect our communities. Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities alike all have a stake in addressing addictions. No matter where your community is […]

by NationTalk on November 15, 20101372 Views

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National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week – November 14-20, 2010

The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Inc. [NNAPF] was created in 2000 as a not-for-profit organization to serve as the National voice for First Nations and Inuit culturally based addiction services. NNAPF is committed to working with Inuit and First Nations in furthering the capacity to address addictions and related issues. In recognition of National […]

by NationTalk on November 15, 20101856 Views

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Annual General Meeting of the Members of the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Inc.

The Annual General Meeting of the Members of the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Inc. will be held in the Terrace Room of the Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown, 280 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, in the province of Manitoba on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 beginning at 1:00 pm.All stakeholders are invited to attend at their own cost. […]

by NationTalk on June 7, 20101370 Views

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Ontario/Quebec Aboriginal Addictions and Mental Health Regional Research Consultation – McGill University, Montreal, QC February 24-25, 2010

The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Inc., (NNAPF) successfully completed a 2 day Regional Research Consultation, engaging both Ontario and Quebec Treatment Centre Directors responsible for treatment and prevention services in their regions, under the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP).As one of four regional consultations to take place nation-wide in 2009-2010 and […]

by NationTalk on February 25, 20101716 Views

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Carol Hopkins joins NNAPF as our new Executive Director

Muskoday, Saskatchewan, September 14, 2009: The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Carol Hopkins as our new Executive Director. Hopkins, for the past 13 years has been the Executive Director of Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre Inc., a youth solvent abuse treatment centre located in Southern Ontario.Nozhem (“MotherWolf”), of […]

by NationTalk on September 15, 20091997 Views

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The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Joins First Nations And Inuit Communities In Celebrating Fasday 2009

September 9, 2009 For Immediate Release Cultivating and empowering relationships that connect us to our cultural strengths and identity within holistic and healthy communities National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Vision Muskoday, Saskatchewan, September 9, 2009The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) joins First Nations and Inuit communities in celebrating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day (FASDAY). […]

by NationTalk on September 9, 20091478 Views

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The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Congratulates The Siksika Medicine Lodge On The Grand Opening Of Its Youth Residential Treatment Centre

August 13, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset Crowfoot – Great Siksika Leader Muskoday, Saskatchewan, August 13, 2009. […]

by NationTalk on August 14, 20091391 Views

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The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Appoints Garry Carbonnell as Interim Executive Director

PRESS RELEASE July 3, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSKODAY, July 3, 2009 – At their June 23 meeting, the Board of Directors of the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation unanimously appointed Garry Carbonnell as Interim Executive Director, to take over from Sharon Clarke. Sharon Clarke occupied this position since its establishment in 2000 and left […]

by NationTalk on July 6, 20092600 Views

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The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Celebrates National Aboriginal Day with a Cultural Showcase on Victoria Island, Ottawa

June 17, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSKODAY, June 17, 2009 – The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation will celebrate National Aboriginal Day with a Cultural Showcase and Fundraiser which will take place June 20 and 21, 2009 on Victoria Island, a traditional sacred Algonquin meeting place for gatherings, trading and celebrations close to Parliament Hill.The […]

by NationTalk on June 17, 20091320 Views

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The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Congratulates Algonquin Elder William Commanda on His Appointment as Officer of the Order of Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSKODAY, May 22, 2009 – Algonquin Elder William Commanda, 95, well known and respected as a spokesman and spiritual leader in Canada and internationally, will be invested with the order of Canada at Rideau Hall on May 15, following his appointment in December by the Chancellery of Honours of the Office of […]

by NationTalk on May 20, 20091693 Views

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Two Major National Aboriginal Organizations Sign An Agreement to Collaborate in Key Areas of Aboriginal People’s Health and Well-Being

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSKODAY, May 22, 2009 – The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) and the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO), have formalized an agreement to work together in areas of mutual interests. This cooperative arrangement provides both organisation with the opportunity to enhance their respective roles and effectiveness, bringing together the unique strengths […]

by NationTalk on May 20, 20091578 Views

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Two Majo National Aboriginal Organisations Sign An Agreement to Collaborate in Key Areas of Aboriginal People’s Health and Well-Being

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSKODAY, May 22, 2009 – The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) and the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO), have formalized an agreement to work together in areas of mutual interests. This cooperative arrangement provides both organisation with the opportunity to enhance their respective roles and effectiveness, bringing together the unique strengths […]

by NationTalk on May 20, 20091156 Views

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National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Host Launch of Federal Funding Announcement for First Nations and Inuit Communities

PRESS RELEASE May 9, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs were welcomed yesterday at the National Liaison Office of the National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation in Ottawa, to launch the Federal funding announcement for First Nations and […]

by NationTalk on May 12, 20082333 Views

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NNAPF Gathers Aboriginal Front Line Workers and Decision Makers in Ottawa to Discuss Crucial Aboriginal Workforce Issues

Muskoday, February 23, 2008 – The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation is hosting its National Aboriginal Workforce Development Forum 2008. The Forum will take place from February 24 to 28, 2008 at the Marriott Hotel on Kent in Ottawa. Chief Austin Bear, President and CEO of the Foundation, will welcome participants in his opening address. […]

by NationTalk on February 23, 20081373 Views

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NNAPF, AFN and CAAN Network Commit to Work Together in the Area of Health and Addictions

Muskoday, February 23, 2008 – The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation will sign memorandums understanding with the Assembly of First Nation and with the Canadian Aboriginal Aids Network during the opening program of the National Native Addictions Partnership Workforce Development Forum on Monday February 25, 2008. The Forum itself will take place from February 24 […]

by NationTalk on February 23, 20082053 Views

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