About the Community Services Unit
The Community Services Unit provides 3rd level support in nursing (home care, primary care, and community health), capacity development, mental health and addictions, emergency preparedness, nutrition, tobacco control, and ehealth.
The Community Services Unit supports the NITHA Partners through program development, policy and procedure development, capacity building, training and education, partner & community consultations, advocacy, building linkages with various organizations, and participation in partner and community working groups.
CSU consists of a Community Services Manager, Nurse Program Advisor, Capacity Development Advisor, Mental Health and Addictions Advisor, Emergency Response Coordinator, eHealth Advisor and Tobacco Project Coordinator. In September 2016, a position for the Nutrition program was created and filled.
CSU staff continue to work collaboratively with its Partners and a number of external stakeholders, including Health Canada, the First Nations Inuit Health Branch, Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Health and Northern Population Health Branch, the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association, provincial educational Institutions, and others.