Association between cannabis use disorder and self- and other-directed aggression

Cannabis is the most widely used drug worldwide. Data about the association of cannabis use with aggression is heterogeneous. The objective of the current study was to assess the nature of the association between cannabis use disorder (CUD) and self-directed, other-directed, and combined aggression. We used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and […]

Suicide Crisis Overview: 1998 Clinical Services Summary, 1998 Community Visit Summary, 1999 Intake and Suicide Attempt Stats

This report provides statistics on clinical services & community visits in Sioux Lookout, Ontario in 1998. Data is also provided on intakes & suicide attempts in 1999.

Assessment of Intentional Self-Harm Injuries Sioux Lookout Zone

The theme of this Conference was “Injuries, Suicide & Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies & Practices to Promote a Safer World”

Why Wasn’t There More Suicides? A Historical Look at Suicide Prevention Intervention and Postvention in Nishnawbe-Aski Nation

This manuscript examines the influence of social programs on the suicide rate in the Nishsawbe-Aski Nation. The article noted a youth driven response to the suicide problem which was implemented in 1993 by the Nishsawbe-Aski Nation Youth Forum on Suicide. Clinical guidelines for the management of mental health emergencies & suicide risk assessment are provided. […]

Working With Communities (IN: Focus Group on Suicide Prevention: Presentations, by Department of Health, Medical Services Branch)

This chapter describes the Nodin Model of suicide crisis intervention. The development of a crisis team is outlined with respect to who should be on the crisis team & crisis team tasks. Other issues that are addressed include: the impact of suicide on families & the community, confidentiality, debriefing crisis team members, & the role […]

Community-Based Prevention in the Early Years

Kim Scott discussed the direct link between early childhood trauma and teen suicide. Changing attitudes are the basis for new behaviours, and Scott said communities should ostracize anyone who fails to protect children.