Addictions, mental health meetings next week

  • Jun. 18, 2007 5:00 p.m.

Submitted article–Northern Health is seeking feedback from islanders on addictions and mental health.
The group is holding community meetings in Old Massett and Masset on Tuesday June 26 and in Skidegate Wednesday June 27.
“We appreciated the feedback that we received from our first consultation in 2004 and look forward to hearing from Northern BC residents once again,” said Jeff Burghardt, Board Chair. “We’ll use the
information gathered to support our strategic planning process and help
determine addictions and mental health service priorities for the
The meetings will focus on several broad questions about addictions and mental health care in Northern communities, including:
* What do you think of the current addictions and mental health services
and supports in your community and across the north?
* How can community groups, agencies, organizations, and NH better work
with each other to support people living with addictions and/or mental
health issues?
* How can families, friends, and other caring individuals support those living with addictions and mental illness?