Mental Health Working Group Profile

Elaine Toombs


Research Associate Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Dr. Elaine Toombs has recently completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Lakehead University. Her dissertation research examined adverse childhood experiences in a First Nations substance use treatment-seeking population. She currently is employed clinically with a primary care travelling team through Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, an Indigenous health organization located in Fort William First Nation. Through this role, Dr. Toombs provides on-reserve mental health services to 13 Indigenous communities in the district of Thunder Bay. Dr. Toombs’ research interests include First Nations mental health, adverse childhood experiences, culturally-relevant treatment, and resilience.

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2021-04-20 (PDF)