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Ontario Expanding Mental Health Services for Indian Residential School Survivors

The Ontario government is providing $800,000 to eight Indigenous health care teams through the Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) to enhance the delivery of integrated, culture-based mental health and addictions trauma care to Indigenous people who are experiencing pain, loss and intergenerational trauma as a result of the Indian Residential School (IRS) system. This funding is in addition to dedicated funding being provided to First Nations leading burial investigations at former Indian Residential Schools across the province.

Read more on the Government of Ontario news release here: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1001840/ontario-expanding-mental-health-services-for-indian-residential-school-survivors

 

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