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“Smokestack Sandra” FNHA Podcast Informs and Encourages Smokers to Quit Commercial Tobacco

For Immediate Release November 23, 2015 “Smokestack Sandra” FNHA Podcast Informs and Encourages Smokers to Quit Commercial Tobacco The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has launched a tobacco-cessation podcast that shares the personal journey of a respected northern First Nations leader as she commits to quitting commercial cigarettes. The candid and humorous three-part podcast, “Smokestack […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 2015857 Views

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Study: The social determinants of higher mental distress among Inuit, 2012

Inuit who reported an experience in the 12 months preceding the survey where health care was needed but not received were more likely to be in higher mental distress than Inuit who did not have an unmet healthcare need, even after controlling for other factors. Over one-quarter (27%) of Inuit men who reported an unmet […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2015582 Views

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Women and Addiction: The silent victims

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16 2015 – During National Addictions Awareness Week, which runs from November 15 to 21, Portage is putting the spotlight on the challenges that women face with regards to getting help with drug addiction. Many women who suffer from drug or alcohol dependency have been victims of abuse, violence, or unhealthy relationships and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015495 Views

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National Conference for the Addiction Field Examines New Trends and Fresh Approaches to Addressing Addiction in Canada

Montreal, November 16, 2015 — Today marks the start of the Issues of Substance 2015 conference. Led by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) and delivered in partnership with Mise sur toi, this three-day event is Canada’s largest gathering for the addiction field. Experts — including addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015483 Views

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Suicides in Uashat Mak Mani-utenam: Council Launches an Appeal to Justin Trudeau; Calls for Concrete Actions

UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, Nov. 9, 2015 – The Uashat mak Mani-utenam Council (ITUM) applauds the Quebec government’s decision to hold a public inquest into the causes and circumstances of the October 31, 2015 death of Nadeige Guanish, a young Innu woman from the community. The Council hopes that this announcement will be the first in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2015611 Views

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CAM 2015 Conference Opens in Montreal

November 04, 2015 Midwives: Supporting Communities in Canada and Around the World The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) opens its 15th Annual Conference and Exhibit tomorrow in Montreal, Quebec.  CAM, which represents the profession of midwifery and over 1300 midwives across Canada, is holding its annual conference in Montreal with the theme “Midwives: Supporting Communities […]

by pmnationtalk on November 4, 2015567 Views

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Air Creebec to operate daily medical air charter for Cree patients in Northern Quebec

CHISASIBI (EEYOU ISTCHEE), QC, Oct. 21, 2015 – Air Creebec and the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay have signed an agreement to establish a medical air charter to transport patients from remote First Nations communities of James Bay, Quebec, to Val-D’Or and Montreal. Starting October 26, 2015, one of three […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015514 Views

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Join us at the FNHMA 5th Annual National Conference!

Celebrating and Sharing our Inherent Knowledge in Health Leadership and Management  Join us at the FNHMA 5th Annual National Conference! November 3-5, 2015 Westin Hotel – Montreal, Québec Register Now! Exhibitors Join the following exhibitors at the FNHMA Conference! Register your booth today. 3M – Science Applied to Life Accreditation Canada Canadian Accreditation Council Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015839 Views

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FGM panel on homelessness in Montréal “We must join forces”

Montréal, October 6, 2015 – On the same day that it launched its flagship report Vital Signs 2015, the Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) formed a round-table of seven important stakeholders in the fight against homelessness with the aim of raising awareness and discussing solutions as they apply to the metropolitan area. The discussion, which […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015689 Views

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression among Aboriginal peoples in Canada

As part of a mental health series produced by the National Collaborating Centre on Aboriginal Health (NCCAH), authors Sherry Bellamy and Cindy Hardy explore post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression among Aboriginal peoples in Canada. The first paper entitled, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Aboriginal People in Canada: Review of Risk Factors, the Current State […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2015712 Views

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