Squamish Nation partners with Crisis Centre of BC on Indigenous youth mental health program – North Shore News

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Squamish Nation partners with Crisis Centre of BC on Indigenous youth mental health program – North Shore News

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202122 Views

Recent Ha7hnitnemsh  program teaches youth traditional language and protocols, as well as mindfulness and other mental health tools, to help them deal with crisis and distress.

This month, Squamish Nation and the Crisis Centre of BC teamed up to find better ways to help Indigenous youth improve their mental health.

With funds from a B.C. Civil Forfeiture Indigenous Rebuilding and Healing grant and a Coast Capital grant, the Crisis Centre, which focuses on suicide prevention, intervention and response, was able to work with Indigenous program co-ordinator Crystal Ricketts to help them look at their programming through an Indigenous lens.

Ricketts created the online wellness program Ha7hnitnemsh for youth, with input from the Squamish Nation community and knowledge holders, focusing on cultural connection through learning traditional protocols and oral history.

Read More: https://www.nsnews.com/local-news/squamish-nation-partners-with-crisis-centre-of-bc-on-indigenous-youth-mental-health-program-3870478

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More