KDE Hub

Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub

This project will develop a Nunavut-led wellness hub to address some of the most pressing determinants of health for the territory of Nunavut through a trauma-informed approach, rooted in holistic Inuit wellness philosophy.

Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub: Pilot of a holistic, community-centred wellness program model for Inuit families in Nunavut

This project will develop a Nunavut-led wellness hub that seeks to address some of the most pressing determinants of health for the territory of Nunavut through a trauma-informed approach, rooted in holistic Inuit wellness philosophy. The hub will coordinate existing programs into an integrated community-led mental health and wellness service delivery model, which will include land-based programs, literacy programs, early childhood education programs, Inuit counselling services, suicide prevention, and maternal-child health programs.

Lead organization: Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre

Location: Nunavut

 

Looking to get in touch with this project? Send an email to Dr. Gwen Healey Akearok (gwen.healeyakearok@qhrc.ca) for more information.

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