Year: 1998 Source: MontrŽal, QuŽbec: Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay, (1998). 4p. SIEC No: 20040000

This paper is a summary of a longer report which detailed the circumstances of suicides among the Cree communities of James Bay, with recommendations for prevention. Data is presented in a series of questions: Are suicide & parasuicide an important health problem for the Cree?; Why do people commit suicide or parasuicide?; Where do Cree commit parasuicide?; Are suicides becoming more frequent?; Was there any warning that someone might try to commit suicide?; & What can be done to prevent suicide?