Talk to your local Community Counselling Program, Community Wellness Worker or Addiction Counsellor. They can discuss what options would work for you - from counselling in your community to residential treatment.
The Personal Directives Act allows NWT residents, 19 years of age and older, to provide in advance, instructions about their health care and personal matters. The Act also allows for the designation of a person of their choice to act for them in the event of their own incapacity.
Where Territorial legislation has been enacted for a profession, Health and social services professionals who wish to work in the NWT need to apply for their license through the Office of the Registrar, Professional Licensing.
This handbook is for NWT seniors and people in their community who help and support them. The handbook showcases a variety of programs and services delivered by the GNWT and its partners at the community, regional, territorial and national levels.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) sponsors the Extended Health Benefits for Seniors Program to provide non-Native and Metis residents of the Northwest Territories who are 60 years of age and over, with access to a range of benefits not covered by hospital and medical care insurance.