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Ontario adding more mental health and addictions services for Indigenous communities – BayToday

‘It’s important to be responsive to the diverse needs of Indigenous communities through programs and services that are designed by Indigenous peoples and delivered in a culturally appropriate way’

Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, announced up to $5 million in funding for new and expanded Indigenous mental health and addictions services, including support for continued community-led responses to social crisis.

“It will support mental health training, development, and support for frontline workers, including youth-focused outreach workers who provide culturally appropriate support,” says a news release.

Read More: https://www.baytoday.ca/more-local/ontario-adding-more-mental-health-and-addictions-services-for-indigenous-communities-1626555

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