Health Supports

Health Canada will provide a network of Aboriginal Regional Health Support Workers. These Health Support Workers will be available on site and will be wearing green or white vests. They are there to provide immediate support.

Interpreters will be available to support access to health support services. If you need an interpreter, please request this on site from a health support personnel. 

The following types of support are also available:

Cultural Support - such as traditional healing, ceremonies or Elder teachings.    

Emotional Support - such as listening, talking and general emotional support.  

Professional Counselling - such as individual, family and/or group counselling.

Elders Health Support Area - Cultural Supports, such as as Elders and traditional healers, will be available on-site to provide traditional healing, ceremonies or teachings. Anyone wishing to talk to, or receive support from an Elder may visit this area.

Location: Beside Aurora College, site of Private Statement Gathering

Times: 10:00am-8:00pm, every day of the Northern National Event

To get more information about available health supports call: Health Canada Northern Region Toll Free: 1-800-464-8106 or the 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE is available to provide immediate emotional assistance: 1-866-925-4419