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BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

HISTORY

Building Healthy Communities was introduced in 1994 to assist First Nations and Inuit communities to develop community-based approaches to better health.

MISSION

To improve mental wellness and increase awareness of suicide and risk factors in First Nation communities.

VISION

To enhance community management and control by providing the tools necessary to tackle hopelessness and suicide affecting communities in crisis.

ABOUT

Addressing critical community gaps with respect to mental health.

STAFF LISTING

Social Worker
Melodie Bowtell
bowtell@mymts.net
204-766-2740

Youth Worker
Roxanne Guimond
204-766-2740

PROGRAMS/SERVICES

  1. Crisis Intervention
    • Individual, family, group and community counselling programs addressing full spectrum of mental health issues.

     

  2. Aftercare and Rehabilitation
    • identify resources for referral and treatment
    • facilitate support groups
    • provide ongoing counselling and support for all community members

     

  3. Training
    • Anger management
    • Domestic violence
    • Healthy relationships
    • Youth healthy relationships course
    • Parenting groups
    • Suicide prevention (school and community)
  4. Youth Recreation Program
    • coordinate the after school youth recreation program

CONTACT

Health Centre
1 Bison Drive East
P.O. Box 88
Scanterbury, MB
R0E 1W0
Ph: 204-766-2740/ 866-327-1211
Fax: 204-766-2634
bowtell@mymts.net