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Minister’s statement on illicit drug toxicity death report

Feb. 24, 2020 VICTORIA – On Feb. 24, 2020, the BC Coroners Service announced its 2019 Data Release for Illicit Drug Toxicity Deaths in British Columbia, reporting that last year, 981 people died due to a poisoned, unregulated drug supply. The number of deaths is down 36% from the year before. Judy Darcy, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20205 Views

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BC Government: Nearly three people a day died from illicit drugs in 2019

Feb. 24, 2020 VICTORIA – As British Columbia approaches the four-year anniversary of the public health emergency related to illicit drug overdoses, the BC Coroners Service and partners are renewing calls for improved access to a regulated, safer drug supply in the province. The BC Coroners Service reports there were 981 suspected illicit drug toxicity […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20205 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement recognizing the Moose Hide Campaign

Feb. 24, 2020 ICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in support of the Moose Hide Campaign’s Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020: “Over half of the women in our province have experienced physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives after age 16. In […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20205 Views

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The First Nations Health Authority launches direct payment for Shingrix® shingles vaccine

Feb 18, 2020 The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is now providing direct payment for the Shingrix® shi​ngles vaccine. This means that FNHA clients age 65 to 69 can receive the vaccine from a licensed pharmacist without having to pay up front and send in receipts for reimbursement. Shingles – the common name for herpes […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202020 Views

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MNBC: Launch of Metis Crisis Line – February 14, 2020

(Surrey, BC) – On Friday, February 14th, Métis people across the province will have greater access to crisis services, thanks to a collaboration between Métis Nation British Columbia and KUU-US Crisis Services. The toll-free number is available for immediate crisis intervention, but also a variety of other issues like relationship troubles, depression and anxiety, financial […]

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MNBC’s First Conference on Climate Change and Mental Health, a Great Success!

February 14th, 2020 (Surrey, BC) – Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) welcomed over 60 attendees to their first Climate Change and Mental Health forum in Richmond, January 31st to February 2nd. This forum’s aim was to focus on the current changes to our climate, its environmental impacts, and its effect on our physical, mental, and […]

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BC Government: Teaching Indigenous youth to cope with anxiety

Feb. 15, 2020 TRAIL – Since she was young, Breland Athies always felt disconnected from her Métis culture. Growing up in a Christian household, she says there was a lot of intergenerational trauma passed down from her family, which surfaced as mental health and addiction challenges. She remembered hearing her friends talk about their family crests […]

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BC Government: Helping communities better understand local homelessness

Feb. 13, 2020 VICTORIA – To better understand local issues to help municipalities and local organizations best support people experiencing or at risk of homelessness, government is conducting a second provincial homeless count. The Province is partnering with the Homelessness Services Association of BC (HSABC) and BC Housing to complete 16 community counts throughout the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202020 Views

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FNHMA 10th Anniversary National Conference

FNHMA 10th ANNIVERSARY NATIONAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS Don’t miss THE Health Education Event of the Year! November 3-5, 2020 Victoria Conference Centre – Victoria, British Columbia Mark Your Calendar! The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) will be hosting its 10th Anniversary National Conference in Victoria, British Columbia from November 3 to 5, […]

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Call for Northeast Metis Citizen applicants for Metis Health Advisory Committee

February 12th, 2020 Métis Nation British Columbia is NOW CURRENTLY SEEKING applications for the NORTH EAST Region.  Applicants who are Citizens of MNBC are invited to apply to the below link. Questions and applications should be directed to MNBC’s Health Administration Assistant Marcella Williams, at mwilliams@mnbc.ca Kind regards, Susie Hooper MNBC – Minister of Health Tanya […]

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