Community-based supports include counselling, day programs and group therapy for residents in the community. Connect with your local Community Counselling Program to find out what supports are available in your community.
Community Counselling Program
The NWT Community Counselling Program provides support to individuals and families with a variety of concerns including mental wellness, addictions recovery and family violence. It is available free-of-charge to every NWT resident, in every region of the NWT.
Band or Hamlet Office
Community wellness is a priority for NWT communities. Communities have created community wellness plans that will support the goal of improving community health outcomes related to mental health and addictions. For more information on the community wellness plan in your community, please contact your local Band or Hamlet office.
If your employer has an Employee Assistance Program, ask for the contact information.
Friends, Family or Religious Organizations
Talk to someone you trust. Share your feelings with them and let them be part of your support circle.
Nurse or Doctor
Your nurse or doctor can talk to you about support options and can help connect you with a mental wellness and addictions recovery service provider.