Newcomer Health

  • Sherbourne provides family health care, counselling, health education and supportive services to New Canadians (resident for 10 years or less), within Sherbourne’s neighbourhood; a diverse community of South East Toronto. Sherbourne New Canadians drop in clinic strives to promote primary care, counselling, education and skills on nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices.

    For more information about registering as a new client to see a healthcare provider at Sherbourne, CLICK HERE.

    Services Offered

    • You will be able to have regular visits with a family practitioner
    • Consult regarding your health
    • Update immunization records
    • Enhance your knowledge of nutrition and prevention of common diseases
    • Learn skills to cope with emergencies and chronic disease self-management
    • Counselling – Stress management, conflict resolution and other mental health issues
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Building a Refugee Mental Health Framework *Video* 

Sherbourne’s Dr. Nalini Pandalangat and community members from a spring 2016 workshop discuss their experiences and the importance of a refugee mental health framework (Courtesy of CAMH Education Network).

Sherbourne’s Dr. Nalini Pandalangat and community members from a spring 2016 workshop discuss their experiences and the importance of a refugee mental health framework (Courtesy of CAMH Education Network).

As leaders working with Canada’s Tamil mental health community, Sherbourne’s Dr. Nalini Pandalangat, Director of Newcomer Health & Specialty Services, and experts from CAMH and Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office, hosted a day-long workshop in May 2016 for a diverse group of researchers, service providers, program planners and professional associations. The purpose was to bring forward the complex issue of refugee mental health and present and seek feedback on a refugee mental health framework.

A video produced by the CAMH Education Network features Dr. Pandalangat and professionals from diverse fields who attended the workshop, as they discuss their experiences and the importance of a refugee mental health framework.

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