Iohahiio, Shingwauk, SNP among recipients of provincial funding to provide mental health, addictions services

The Government of Ontario is investing $5M into mental health and addiction services for postsecondary students in underserved communities. Institutions will be able to use this funding to hire nurse practitioners, social workers, psychotherapists, traditional counsellors, and healers to fill gaps in their mental health services. The funds will support eight unique projects involving postsecondary institutions such as Algoma University, Algonquin College, College Boréal, Niagara College, Nipissing University in partnership with Canadore College, Iohahiio Akwesasne Education and Training Institute in partnership with St Lawrence College, the Shingwauk Teaching Lodge in partnership with the Shingwauk Anishinaabe Student Association, and Six Nations Polytechnic.