First Nations Health Authority – Indigenous Wellness Team

First Nations cultural programming dedicated to connecting youth to their culture, as a powerful prevention for STBBIs and addition.  Preventing sexually transmitted infections is key as rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphillis continue to rise and treatment becomes more difficult as a result of anti-biotic resistance.


FNHA Talking About Substance Use

Publication date: 2018
Substance use can be difficult topic to discuss with family, friends, colleagues, strangers and often those closest to us.  This information sheets provides some useful guidelines for having these discussions.

FNHA Overdose Prevention FAQ’s

Publication date: 2018
Covers frequently asked questions relating to overdose prevention including information about opiods, signs of an overdose, the materials (e.g. naloxone) and support available, steps to take during an overdose, and where to find additional resources.

FNHA Indigenous Harm Reduction Principles and Practices (Fact Sheet)

Publication date: 2018
The Indigenous Wellness Program at First Nations Health Authority is developing 'Indigenous Harm Reduction' principles and practices as a learning diagram to host conversations regarding addition and harm reduction. Indigenous Harm Reduction is a process...

FNHA Sexual Wellbeing Learning Model (Fact Sheet)

Publication date: 2018
The Indigenous Wellness Program at the First Nations Health Authority uses a 'sexual wellbeing model' to build and strengthen conversations around traditional knowledge and ways of being in regards to healthy sexuality.  It is a strengths-based model,...