CAMH opens Aboriginal Sweat Lodge for patients

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Today the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto celebrated the opening of an Aboriginal Sweat Lodge and traditional ceremonial grounds. CAMH is the first hospital in Ontario to have a fully operational Sweat Lodge.

Sweat lodge group


Led by CAMH’s Aboriginal Services, the Sweat Lodge will offer patients the opportunity to engage in a form of therapy based on the values, beliefs and traditions of Aboriginal peoples. Sweat Lodges are an ancient healing tradition for Indigenous Nations throughout North America and throughout the world in many cultures and regions.


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