Mental Health helpline now available to NAN community

Published on Wednesday at at 4:00 p.m.

Source: Nishnawbe Aski Mental Health Addictions

The Nishnawbe Aski Mental Health and Addictions Pandemic Response Program has provided a new mental health help line with rapid access to mental clinics and counselors. The helpline is now live and available to those in need within the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) communities.

Authorities have named the program “NAN HOPE”, to increase mental health support within the region.

Overview of the program can be found on the link below:

Contextual resources

For more information, the response to the needs of the community has been announced on August 12th, 2020.

Other mental health services and resources available can be found on the WAHA website:

Mental Health Support Programs

Mental Health Resources at WAHA

Community and Mental Health Addictions Program

Ontario Government resources: Mental Health and Wellness