Nunavut gov’t explores possibility of trauma, addictions treatment centre – CBC

Territory has been without residential treatment centre for almost 20 years

Jul 31, 2017

After years of promises and false starts, the Nunavut government is exploring the possibility of opening the territory’s first residential trauma and addictions treatment centre in decades.

A government division responsible for suicide prevention and wellness, the Quality of Life Secretariat, issued a request for proposals (RFP) this spring for a consultant to write a four-part report on Nunavut’s addictions treatment needs and what a possible treatment program would look like.

The territory has been without a residential addictions treatment centre for almost 20 years. A mobile addictions treatment program started in Cambridge Bay this spring.

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