Year: 1987 Source: NWT: Epidemiology Unit of the Department of Health, 1987. 24p. SIEC No: 19890743

Statistics have shown that between the years 1975-86, there were 145 suicides reported in the Northwest Territories. This paper illustrates various aspects of suicides in the NWT. It includes total numbers & breakdowns by region & community, as well as age group & sex distribution most affected by suicide. It also compares the suicide rates observed in the NWT to those in the rest of Canada.