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In Eeyou Istchee, good health was, and often still is, a result of a balance of one's entire being: ‘mind, body and spirit.’ History, culture, traditions, spirituality and identity are all critical to well being and positive mental health.
Mental illness is a particular set of signs that can be observed by the family and friends of people with mental illness or by the sufferers themselves, as well as symptoms that only the sufferer can feel. By observing the signs and symptoms, doctors and other health professionals can diagnose the illness and recommend appropriate treatment. It's important to seek help and to understand that mental illness is treatable.
If you are feeling stressed, afraid, sad or anxious, come to the clinic and ask to see a CHR or a nurse. They will guide you to services that can help you.
Psychologists, counselors, therapists and traditional healers with the CBHSSJB visit the nine Cree communities of Eeyou Istchee throughout the year. Ask for a referral and we will help you book an appointment with the right person.
- Suicide warning signs Suicide prevention help line (around the clock, free): 1-866-277-3553
Community Storiesᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᓈᓂᐎᒡ
February 09 2018A youth-driven poster campaign that highlights suicide prevention and awareness launches this week in Eeyou Istchee. The goals of this campaign are... Read More
February 07 2018The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay mourns the passing of leader Abel Kitchen, who passed away on February 2, 2018. Abel... Read More
November 05 2017The Cree Health Board extends its deep sympathy to the familes of four Waskaganish hunters who went missing on the Rupert river. Two of the men are... Read More
From The Libraryᒥᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐᐦ
8 posters created by Eeyou-Eenou youth as the result of a collaborative partnership between CBHSSJB’s...
The present by-law establishes the general application framework of the guiding principles as set out in the Youth Protection Act. The purpose of...
This pamphlet gives an overview of the organization of mental health services at the Cree Health Board. It explains the vision and approach of the...