Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable disability, disease and death in the NWT. Every year, 40 NWT residents die from tobacco use. Many more become seriously ill or disabled.
Fish are a good source of nutrition. High in protein, vitamin B and omega-3-fatty acids (good fatty acids), they make a healthy food choice.
Long Term Care facilities provide a wide range of personal support, physical, social and mental health services to individuals who require a high level of assistance. Facilities are designed for individuals who are no longer able to live independently in their own homes or with family, and require on-site supervision in a safe setting.