St Joseph's Health Care London

Site: Parkwood Institute - Mental Health Care Building

Service: Biigajiiskaan: Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness Program

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Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Group circles, group ceremonies and student mentoring are temporarily suspended; however one-on-one support is available both in person (utilizing COVID-19 specific protocols to maintain safety) and virtually (online and phone) through St Joseph’s Parkwood Institute and Atlohsa Family Healing Services.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-455-5110 ext 47800
Fax 519-685-4801
E-Mail biigajiiskaan@sjhc.london.on.ca
Website www.sjhc.london.on.ca/areas-of-care/mental-health-care/biigajiiskaan-indigenous-mental-wellness
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) An Indigenous-led mobile outreach team that works in-hospital and in the community to provide consultation, assessment, treatment planning/management, discharge planning and ambulatory services
  • Indigenous Elder-guided care and teachings from knowledge keepers
  • traditional Indigenous practices, such as healing circles, ceremony, smudging and drumming circles
  • educational and mentoring opportunities for health care professionals and students
Hours Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served London ; Middlesex County
Boundaries London and Middlesex County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Indigenous adults 18 years and older who require mental health and addictions services
Application Referral from a mental health care provider at St Joseph’s Health Care London or through Atlohsa Family Healing Services required
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees Covered by OHIP
Agency Information
Established 1894
Primary Executive Bill Hill (Ro'nikonkatste), Project Leader; Phone: 519-455-5110 ext 47554; Email: bill.hill@sjhc.london.on.ca
Funding Provincial - OHIP ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location London (South)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care Building
550 Wellington Rd
London, ON
Intersection Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Mailing Address PO Box 5777 
Stn B 
London, ON N6A 4V2
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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