Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

New Dene Wellness Camp is Recruiting!

The Dene Nation is recruiting addictions personal, especially those with harm reduction training, for a new Wellness Camp in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The camp has just received approval to serve the homeless community in Yellowknife. The camp is located just outside of Yellowknife. For more information, see the attached approved proposal that describes the program. If you’re […]

Join our virtual launch party!

Save the date! We’re planning a virtual launch party for our new app and podcast. Thunderbird Wellness Explore culturally grounded wellness supports at your fingertips. (Apple or Android) Mino Bimaadiziwin Listen to conversations with some of the leading voices in Indigenous wellness.   November 25, 2021 11:00am ET Details on how to join in coming […]

Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis.

Thunderbird Partnership Foundation welcomes and awaits details of proposed new Federal funding over three years for a distinctions-based mental health and wellness strategy. Thunderbird’s CEO Carol Hopkins is hopeful the investments will honour the strengths of First Nations and provide wage parity for substance use and addictions workers to retain a qualified workforce to ensure […]

Take the First Nations Opioid and Methamphetamine Survey! (Youth & Adults)

It’s confidential and takes just a few minutes, but it can provide valuable insights to help shape programs and services for First Nations people struggling with substance use issues. It can also highlight new substance use challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Adult survey link: Youth survey link:   Survey data is […]

Take the Indigenous Community Cannabis Survey! (Youth & Adults)

Survey results can help identify strengths in existing programs and help enhance the service delivery of quality care in First Nations communities. The survey also asks how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the use and accessibility of cannabis, helping to support programs to adapt and safely serve First Nations communities. The survey is non-judgemental and […]