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NEWS

  • May 25, 2020  

    Midland Community Health Hub Officially Opens its Doors on June 1, 2020

    Midland, Ontario – May 25, 2020 – Centre de santé communautaire Chigamik Community Health Centre (CSC Chigamik CHC) and Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care’s (Waypoint) Outpatient Mental Health program and the HERO Centre (Housing, Employment, Rehabilitation and Our Place … Read more
  • May 15, 2020  

    How to Safely Use Non-Medical Masks and Face Coverings During COVID-19

    The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. The CDC also advises the use of simple cloth … Read more
  • April 15, 2020  

    Harm Reduction Resources During COVID-19

    The emergence of COVID-19 has left many people who use drugs wondering how this virus could impact access to harm reduction and other services. Here are resources to help you or people you know stay safer. COVID-19: Overdose Response Tips … Read more

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

June 4, 2020

10:00 am Quit Café

Do YOU want to QUIT SMOKING? Chigamik’s Quit Cafe is a good place to start! Join us for a weekly quit smoking support group & receive FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy (i.e. the patch, gum, lozenges, or inhaler) to start you on your smoking cessation journey! Breakfast snacks, refreshments, and smoking cessation resources are available each week.

QUIT CAFE IS CANCELLED ON MAY 28TH
THE QUIT CAFE AND NRT WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON THURSDAY MAY 28TH DUE TO CHIGAMIK MOVING INTO THE COMMUNITY HEALTH HUB.

IMPORTANT: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person support group will not be running, however free Nicotine Replacement Therapy will continue to be dispensed at CHIGAMIK every Thursday between 10am and 11am. If you are a new client to the Quit Cafe, please click HERE and print off the Program Consent Forms. Please complete the forms prior to attending the program and bring them with you to access Nicotine Replacement Therapy on your first visit.

June 4, 2020

1:00 pm Learn Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe Language) Online Sessions

These online sessions provide a safe and encouraging space for Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals to explore the Ojibwe language at a beginner level. Language Instructor, Mitch Akerman, will guide participants through various Ojibwe language lessons including how to introduce yourself, learning the alphabet and pronunciation, nouns, basic sentence structure, and asking and answering simple questions. This program is ideal for aspiring or novice language learners of any age.

To Join: Please complete the registration form below. Once registered, you will be emailed consent forms to complete electronically (instructions found within the email).

Where: All sessions are accessed on the virtual video conferencing platform called ‘Zoom’. You will receive an email 24 hours prior to the session date with a zoom access link and instructions.

*Please note: if you have registered for one session, you will not need to register for subsequent sessions of this program.

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June 8, 2020

9:00 am Virtual Traditional Healing: Troy Greene

Honoured Traditional Healers use traditional Aboriginal approaches to bring about wellness for individuals and/or groups with mental, physical, spiritual and emotional holistic healing needs. 

To learn more about Troy Green, click here.

Cost: All virtual Traditional Healing appointments are provided at no cost and conducted using the virtual video conferencing platform called ‘Zoom.’

Eligibility: To access this service, you must reside in the North Simcoe Muskoka region and be 12 years of age or older. You must also have access to the Internet through a computer, tablet or mobile phone.

How to Access: Please complete the registration form below. You will receive a phone call within two business days from our Reception Team to schedule your Traditional Healing session. Our Reception Team will review with you which Healers are available for your upcoming appointment. Prior to your appointment, you will be emailed consent forms to complete electronically. These forms must be completed prior to your appointment.

For more information please contact Brian George, Indigenous Cultural Program Coordinator at: 705.527.4154 x204.

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