KISKÂYITAMAWIN MIYO-MAMITONECIKAN: urban Aboriginal women and mental health

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Roberta Stout
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
June 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg MB

Reports on focus group discussions and personal interviews with 46 Aboriginal women in Winnipeg and Saskatoon with lived mental health experiences, Elders, front-line workers and a member of the mental health research community. Discusses key factors influencing Aboriginal women's mental health, how  Aboriginal women define mental health and well-being, community mental health resources, barriers to seeking out mental health programs and services, and Aboriginal women's mental health needs. Makes recommendations for policy and program development to better meet the mental health needs of Aboriginal women.

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ISBN 978-1-897250-30-3
Includes bibliographical references.