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Dre Erwin

Founder, Primary Care Nurse, Children's Book Author

Dre Erwin, a former Canadian Armed Forces member and dedicated primary care nurse, has been an inspirational figure in the realm of mental health support. His passion for therapeutic photography and youth well-being has garnered widespread acclaim and recognition.​​

Notably, Dre Erwin authored the children's book "The Little Boy Who Found Happiness in the Most Unusual Place" in both English and Cree, achieving a remarkable feat by landing in Canada's top ten bestsellers for two consecutive weeks.

Beyond his literary success, Dre's work in therapeutic photography has left an indelible mark. He gained national recognition as the central figure in the CBC award-winning documentary "A New Lens on Life." This documentary showcased his pioneering efforts to utilize photography as a tool for communication and healing among youth dealing with mental health challenges.

Dre's journey has also received substantial support from influential organizations. The Union of Nurses and his college recognized his innovative approach to nursing in remote Saskatchewan. In a compelling commercial and documentary "On The Front Lines of Rural and Remote Health Care", they highlighted his dedication to enhancing the lives of those he serves.


Dre Erwin
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