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Mental health help is as close as your phone

Calling 811 (Saskatchewan Health line) or 211 (a free confidential information and referral system) can connect you to counsellors

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for some people, it’s also the most stressful.

“We often see a bit of an increase in our work load in December,” said Tracy Muggli, Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Mental Health and Addictions Services Director for the Saskatoon area. “Sometimes bad things happen at Christmas time.” Continue reading “Mental health help is as close as your phone”

Dalmeny flight nurse recalls night of crash

David Maier of Dalmeny will never forget the night of April 6, 2018.
“The men and women who responded to the scene of the collision involving the Humboldt Broncos bus are true heroes,” said Maier in an interview on Friday, April 13. “They did an absolutely remarkable job with very limited resources in a very distressing situation.
“These are the people who truly make a difference. They saved a lot of lives.
“I can’t say enough about the local emergency responders. They deserve all the support we can give.”
A nurse with 20 years experience, most of it in critical care, who works for the Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Service, Maier happened to be off-duty in Nipawin when the first news of the collision started to filter in. Continue reading “Dalmeny flight nurse recalls night of crash”