Health & Social Services

Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

The Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) delivers a range of primary prevention, screening and treatment programs in partnerships with Tribal Councils, First Nations organizations, Inuit community groups, and Provincial and Territorial governments. The goal of the ADI is to reduce type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal people by supporting health promotion and primary prevention activities and services […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to the physical and neurodevelopmental health problems that can occur in children from their biological mother drinking alcohol when pregnant. The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder program supports communities accessing earlier FASD diagnosis, and earlier intervention for preschool-aged children with FASD and their families. The program focuses on intervention, prevention, […]

First Nations Health Services Program

(To contact the First Nations Health Services Coordinator, view our contacts under the staff section).  The First Nations Health Services Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of translation and navigation services to all Atlantic First Nations and Inuit community members, and their families, who request support while receiving and/or are about to receive medical treatment […]

Health and Social Services

The Health & Social Services Department was newly formed in Spring 2020, through the implementation of The CMM’s strategic plan. The support and services of the Health unit were previously captured under Community Programs & Corporate Services. Continued investment in health, including the expansion of Jordan’s Principle Child First Initiative and further investment in Mental […]

Jordan’s Principle

(For More information on Jordan’s Principle or to speak with a coordinator, please visit our staff section). Jordan’s Principle is a child first initiative that helps to provide funding to help ensure that First Nations children, living on reserve or ordinarily resident on reserve, with a disability or a short-term critical condition that affects their […]

Mental Wellness

To provide mental health and wellness services to 7 of the member communities including the following: helping clients navigate the provincial and federal mental health systems, offering emotional support to clients, professional letters of support to gain access to services, individualize client care plans and providing mental health workshops for community. (By choice, Paqtn’kek is […]

Resolution Health Support Program

The Indian Residential School Health Support Program aims to ensure the health and safety of all former (IRS) Indian Residential School Survivors before and during all phases of the IRS Settlement Agreement including from the independent assessment process and Truth and Reconciliation and Commemoration Events, regardless of status or place of residence and offers Professional […]

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