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.
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Newcomer Resource Package
The Welcome Package was created by the Newcomer Health Team so that new clients receive important information that may be helpful in their resettlement process. This package has information on: banking, housing, employment, post-secondary education in Ontario and more. It also contains phone numbers and addresses of a wide variety of services that are in Downtown East Toronto, including mental health supports and crisis lines, settlement services, LGBT2SQ Newcomer supports and dental care. The package is fully available in Arabic and Simplified Chinese. Many information sheets are also available in the following languages: Amharic, Urdu, Tamil and Spanish.
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Building a Refugee Mental Health Framework *Video*
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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