Pathways to Healing: A Mental Health Toolkit for First Nations People
has been released by the Canadian Collaborative Mental Health
Initiative (CCMHI). The toolkit -- part of a series of 12 toolkits in
total, and one of two designed specifically for consumers, families and
caregivers -- provides a basic overview of mental illness and mental
health, focusing on the historical, social, economic and political
conditions that have impacted the mental health of First Nations
people. Specific sections include information on protecting one's
mental health, other pathways and holistic approaches to healing and
online resources and suggested readings.
See Pathways to Healing: A Mental Health Toolkit for First Nations People http://www.ccmhi.ca. For an overview of how the toolkits were produced, see "In Principle and in Practice," Network (Winter 2006: 4-7), at http://www.ontario.cmha.ca/network.
[Source: Mental Health Notes http://www.ontario.cmha.ca/mhn]