Approaches to Mental Health and Substance Use for Health-Care Providers Supporting Indigenous People and Communities During COVID-19

Sep 15, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
About this Event:

Date: Sept. 15, 2020
Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CDT / 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT

This webinar is in partnership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).

During this presentation, participants will learn:

  • an overview of mental health and substance use issues in Indigenous communities
  • the impact of COVID-19 on these issues
  • withdrawal management tools and resources
  • prevention and management of opioid overdoses

Audience: registered nurses, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses and nursing students across care settings, primary care providers, public health and health promotion professionals, allied health-care providers and policy-makers. 

Note: Webinar will focus on nurses and health-care providers supporting First Nations communities and organizations; however all are welcome to attend.


  • Mae Katt, NP, Thunder Bay
  • Dr. Sharon Cirone,  Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
  • Dr. Lindsay Hancock, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD