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September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day – CAMH expert available for interview

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2013  – Approximately 4,000 Canadians die by suicide every year, leaving thousands of devastated family members, friends and colleagues behind.  While a few cases make it onto the front pages—Rehtaeh Parsons, Ashley Smith, Amanda Todd— most are never talked about. Yet the numbers are staggering: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Canadian […]

by kanationtalk on September 4, 2013926 Views

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New Global Index Exposes Gaps in Health Wealth; Canada Ranked 15/176

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. (September 3, 2013)—A devastating gap exists between the health rich and health poor in every country, contributing to the deaths of thousands of children every day, a report released today by World Vision finds. The aid and development organization is calling on Canada to take a global leadership role to close this gap […]

by kanationtalk on September 4, 2013576 Views

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Community Kitchen Cancer Support Program

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 Vancouver Native Health Society (VNHS) invites you to come to our Community Kitchen for VNHS Cancer Support Program. Who is this for? Cancer Patients, Survivors and Families What is it about? A Community Kitchen where we learn how to cook healthy nutritious meals to prevent Cancer and to improve your overall health and Well-Being […]

by aanationtalk on September 3, 2013587 Views

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Parliamentary Secretary Cathy McLeod Announces Support for Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services Society

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia, August 30, 2013 – On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament (Kamloops–Thompson–Cariboo), today announced support for three projects of the Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services Society. “Our Government is […]

by aanationtalk on August 30, 2013675 Views

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Embrace Life Day – September 10, 2013, 8pm

August 29, 2013 Join Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit Embrace Life Council for a candle light vigil in support of Embrace Life Day (World Prevention Day) Download (PDF, 697KB)

by aanationtalk on August 30, 2013722 Views

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American Diabetes Association Announces Fifth Annual John Pipe Voices for Change Award Winners

Innovative Approaches to Diabetes Prevention and Awareness Comes to Life in the Tribal Communities ALEXANDRIA, VA – Aug 29, 2013 – Several leading Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) grantees were presented with the American Diabetes Association’s John Pipe Voices for Change Award. These programs are recognized for their effective diabetes treatment and prevention services in […]

by aanationtalk on August 30, 2013663 Views

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CCSA Celebrates 25 Years of Reducing Harms Caused by Substance Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, August 29, 2013 — On Saturday, August 31, 2013, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) will mark the 25th anniversary of its creation by an Act of Parliament, and a quarter-century of contributing to domestic and international efforts to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related harm. “Today, we celebrate 25 years […]

by mmnationtalk on August 29, 2013585 Views

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World Suicide Prevention Day September 10, 2013

“HOPE AND RESILIENCY AT HOME AND WORK” This year the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention is pleased to be partnering with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to promote World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), held on September 10, 2013.  Building on the international theme of “Stigma: A major Barrier to Suicide Prevention”, Canada  will be […]

by aanationtalk on August 28, 2013910 Views

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Health Services Counselor Furthers Credentials

New Technology and Services Offered The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is proud to note the achievements of Rachel Jacobs, Community Health Representative at Indian Health Service (IHS).  For the better portion of the last eight months, she has been working with Margo Gold and Heidi Dishman from the North Country Healthy Heart Network, Inc. to […]

by aanationtalk on August 28, 2013583 Views

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Golf Tournament to Benefit Diabetes Center a Success

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe hosted its 7th annual Diabetes Center for Excellence Golf Tournament on August 9, 2013. This year’s event marked the first year of being held at Cedar View Golf Course as in previous years, it was at the Malone Country Club. Each year, a committee consisting of various Saint Regis Mohawk […]

by aanationtalk on August 27, 2013606 Views

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