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Resources for Indigenous Patrons

A variety of resources for Indigenous peoples and their allies in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Help Lines

Canada Suicide Prevention Line: 833-456-4566

Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310

Mental Health and Addictions System Navigator: 1-877-999-7589

Mental Health Crisis Line (24-hour): 1-888-737-4668

Newfoundland and Labrador HealthLine: 811

Sexual Assault Crisis Line (24-hour): (709) 726-1411

General Health Resources

Logo for First LightFirst Light | Aboriginal Patient Navigators
A partnership between Eastern Health and First Light to provide support and assistance to Indigenous patients and their families who travel to St. John’s for medical appointments.

Logo for Government of CanadaGovernment of Canada | Non-Insured Health Benefits Program
Information on this program and how to access it.

Logo for Native Youth Sexual Health NetworkNative Youth Sexual Health Network
An organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice 

Logo for Newfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland and Labrador | Aboriginal Health
Health information for Indigenous residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.


Logo for Bridge the GappBridge the Gapp | Jess's Place
A supportive, independent, transitional housing program for women in recovery from addiction.

Logo for Charles J. Andrew Youth & Family Treatment CentreCharles J. Andrew Youth & Family Treatment Centre
A residential youth and family healing centre, influenced by traditional Aboriginal values, beliefs and practices through spirituality and a reconnection to the Land.

Logo for Government of CanadaGovernment of Canada | National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
A program devoted to helping First Nations and Inuit communities set up and operate programs aimed at reducing high levels of alcohol, drug, and solvent abuse.

Logo for Government of CanadaGovernment of Canada | National Youth Solvent Abuse Program
A national residential in-patient treatment program that compliments community-level activities aimed at preventing youth solvent abuse.

Mental Health

Logo for Bridge the GappBridge the Gapp
A service that provides mental health and addictions guidance and supports in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Logo for Inuit Tapiriit KanatamiInuit Tapiriit Kanatami | National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy
 A series of actions and interventions to address the high number of deaths by suicide among Inuit.

Logo for Thunderbird Partnership FoundationThunderbird Partnership Foundation | First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework
A national framework that addresses mental wellness among First Nations in Canada.