Health troubles in Nunavut

Collier, Roger
December 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, pE293
Academic Journal
The article reports on need for mental health strategy that will address the territory-wide addictions in Nunavut, the only Canadian jurisdiction without mental health treatment facilities. It states that the place urgently needs more mental health professionals and community wellness programs to correct the high suicide rates and the excessive utilization of drugs and alcohol. It notes the perception of the communities that the government is not providing mental health programs and services.


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