Filling Our Tipis

Sagitawa Friendship Society


Description
Offers mental health supports for youth.

Service provides:

  • mental health supports for youth to reduce suicidal ideation and stigma through holistic means

Includes:

  • reducing mental health stigmas and increasing the access to supports in the community
  • the opportunity for youth to learn skills they can use by themselves or with others in various situations where they may be struggling
  • 13 of the tipi pole teachings to help youth find support in the community and themselves by increasing their self-esteem, self-confidence, and willingness to seek help
  • support - youth begin to identify healthy supports in the community, in their lives, and connecting to Indigenous culture, Elders, and knowledge keepers
  • reducing stigma - youth are presented with facts about mental health / wellness in an open space where all questions are welcomed; knowledge is provided about mental wellness and how to become a supporter to the community
  • holistic means - youth learn skills such as practicing mindfulness through Thoughtful Thursdays, identifying healthy role models, 1-on-1 conversation, and various activities that help youth identify how they are feeling and what their goals are

Key Provider: social workers, youth workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • youth 10 to 29 years
  • and their parents
Supports for mental health challenges are available for all peoples.
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, To access service: Due to COVID-19, drop-ins may not be accepted. This program is always available online and via e-mail.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-624-2443
Email
juliana-sagitawa@outlook.com
Languages
English; French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: Yes,

$5.00 to $10.00 optional membership fee.




Accessibility
Wheelchair access: No -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
January 11, 2023
Address
10108 100 Avenue
Peace River, AB, T8S 1J3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Tue
04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Wed
04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Thu
04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Fri
04:00 PM to 08:00 PM