Approaches to mental health and substance use for health-care providers supporting indigenous people and communities during COVID-19

RNAO, in partnership with Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN),  and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)is pleased to be hosting a webinar for health care providers, including nurses who have been working to support people and communities during the COVID pandemic. 

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

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Objectives

  1. Overview of mental health and substance use issues in Indigenous communities;
  2. The impact of COVID-19 on these issues;
  3. Review of withdrawal management tools and resources; and
  4. Review of the prevention and management of opioid overdoses.

Guest speakers

  • Mae Katt, NP, Thunder Bay
  • Dr. Sharon Cirone, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
  • Dr. Lindsay Hancock, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

 

Funding for this educational opportunity is provided by the Government of Ontario.
For more information contact Tanya Costa at tcosta [at] rnao [dot] ca

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