Health Canada Resources

First Nations & Inuit Health

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Health Canada teams up with First Nation and Inuit communities alike, to provide quality health services. Here you’ll find an introduction to the programs, services, reports, and funding for individuals and families.


Non-Insured Health Benefits for First Nations

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The Non-Insured Health Benefits Program is Health Canada’s national, medically necessary health benefit program that provides coverage for benefit claims for a specified range of drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, short-term crisis intervention mental health counselling and medical transportation for eligible First Nations and Inuit. (hc.sc.gc.ca, 2015)


Treatment of Addictions

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Many First Nations people struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol on a daily basis. If you, or someone you love needs help, then this information may be a step in the right direction. If you are looking for a treatment centre outside of Sipekne’katik please view this website:
www.hc-sc.gc.ca