Traditional Indigenous Approaches to Mental Health and Well-Being of Health-Care Providers Supporting First Nations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jun 24, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
About this Event:

Date: June 24, 2020 
Start time: 6:00 p.m. CDT / 7:00 p.m. EDT 

This webinar is in partnership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)| Shkaabe Makwa, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Chiefs of Ontario (COO) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).


  • understand the importance of positive mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • discuss the different emotions health-care providers may experience and explore ways to self-reflect
  • understand self- care strategies that health-care providers can employ to support their positive mental health and well-being (i.e. using Indigenous and Non-Indigenous practices)
  • share tools and resources for health-care providers to support their own mental health and well-being


Kahontakwas Diane Longboat, M.Ed.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Elder and Senior Project Manager Guiding Directions Implementation

Target audience:

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

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

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD