Healthy People Strong Communities
The focus of healthy people, strong communities is to engage
and mobilize residents to take collective action to improve access to and availability of the resources needed to create safe and inclusive neighborhoods. We invest in programs that help ensure our communities are great for everyone by improving equity, connections and overall well-being.
- In 2020, 13 people in the Wood Buffalo region died due to drug overdose.
- From March 31, 2018 until December 2019, a total of 15,838
patients accessed Community Mental Health services in the North Zone.
- Social isolation is one of the key concerns impacting the physical, mental, and social health and well-being of up to 30% of the over 65 population.
- The most common non-official languages spoken at home in the Wood Buffalo region are Tagalog, Arabic, Urdu, Gujarati, and Spanish.