Indigenous-specific mental health and/or wellness strategies

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The following table lists the most recent Indigenous-specific mental health and/or wellness strategies in Canada. Click on the title of a strategy to be directed to a summary page. The summary page presents a summary of the strategy, its objectives, guiding values and principles, mental health promotion, mental illness prevention, and early intervention dimensions, elements of its evaluation, as well as listing any preceding versions of the strategy and accompanying evaluation reports. 


INDIGENOUS-SPECIFIC MENTAL HEALTH AND/OR WELLNESS STRATEGIES
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Geographical Area

Title
NB.The titles in italics are translations of strategies that are not available in English.

Organization 

Year

Sub-populations

Alta.

Alberta Aboriginal Mental Health Framework

Government of Alberta

2006

Indigenous peoples

Alta.

Honouring Life: Aboriginal Youth and Communities Empowerment Strategy

Government of Alberta, Alberta Health Services

2009

Indigenous peoples (Youth; Communities)

B.C.

A Path Forward: BC First Nations and Aboriginal People's Mental Wellness and Substance Use Ten Year Plan

First Nations Health Authority

2013

Indigenous peoples

Man.

Manitoba First Nations Health & Wellness Strategy.
Action Plan: A 10 Year Plan For Action 2005 - 2015

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

2006

First Nations

Nvt

Nunavut suicide prevention strategy

Government of Nunavut; Nunavut Tungavik Inc.; Embrace Life Council; Royal Canadian Mounted Police

2010

Whole population approach; Aboriginal Peoples

Nvt

Inuusivut Anninaqtuq Action Plan 2017-2022

Government of Nunavut; Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated; Royal Canadian Mounted Police V-Division; Embrace Life Council

2017

Whole population approach; Indigenous peoples

Sask.

First Nations Suicide Prevention Strategy

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations' Mental Health Technical Working Group

In construction

N/A

Y.T.

Yukon First Nations Wellness Framework

Council of Yukon First Nations

2015

First Nations; Whole population approach (Children, youth and families; People living with disabilities; Individuals with mental health issues, illnesses and disorders; Individuals with addictions and their families; Elders; Communities)

Pan-Canadian

First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework

 Health Canada/Assembly of First Nations

2015

First Nations

Pan-Canadian

Honouring Our Strengths: A Renewed Framework to Address Substance Use Issues Among First Nations People in Canada 

Assembly of First Nations/National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (now the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation)/Health Canada

2011

First Nations, Whole population approach (Infants and children; Youth and adolescents; Adults; Older adults and seniors; Individuals with mental health issues; Diverse communities)

Pan-Canadian

National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS) Program Framework 

Government of Canada, Health Canada

2013

Youth (10 to 30 years old); First Nations youth living on a reserve;
Inuit youth living in an Inuit community

Inuit Nunangat

Alianait Inuit Mental Wellness Action Plan

Alianait Inuit-specific Mental Wellness Task Group

2007

Inuit

Inuit Nunangat

National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

2016

Inuit

 
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