The Gabriel Dumont Institute and Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology have announced new health-related programming. GDI’s Dumont Technical Institute and SIIT have partnered to offer a new two-year Mental Health and Wellness diploma program. The program covers topics such as wellness, youth care, addictions, case management and assessment, and Indigenous models of healing. Graduates will be prepared for work as social and community service workers in a variety of workplaces. The Government of Saskatchewan will be increasing access to healthcare education opportunities in 2023-24 with approximately 550 new training seats in postsecondary programs that include the new Phlebotomy Program and an Indigenous Birth Support Worker Program at GDI and a Health Care Aid Program at SIIT.