Child and Youth Services provides programs that address the unique mental health needs of children and youth, including their families. Services are provided by psychiatrists, mental health therapists, social workers, speech and language pathologists, developmental pediatrician, occupational therapist, nurses, psychologists and aboriginal elders.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Seasonal Influenza Campaign runs annually, typically starting in October. Flu shots are offered through public health clinics, some physician and nurse practitioner offices, and through some pharmacies.
HealthLine is a free, confidential, 24-hour health information and support telephone line. It is staffed by experienced and specially trained client navigators, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and social workers. Services are offered in English, with translation available in over 100 languages.
The Children's Program supports families, health professionals and community caregivers. The program promotes the development of children who have, or might have, physical or developmental disabilities.
The Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists (SAO) is the professional member organization and regulatory body for Doctors of Optometry in Saskatchewan. Both the Canadian and the Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists recommend that all children have a complete vision exam by age three.