Culturally informed online mental health program for Indigenous families, youth launched in B.C.

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July 26, 2022

The program was developed with the guidance of the Indigenous advisory group Caring in All Directions and Indigenous writers in collaboration with CMHA. It’s grounded in Indigenous perspectives and delivers online videos supported by weekly or bi-weekly coaching sessions by phone where families can discuss the best ways to work through big worries and fears together. The FNHA says the program will support equitable access to mental health programs for youth and families. The program builds off the Confident Parents: Thriving Kids anxiety program offered by CHMA BC.

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