Year: 2003 Source: 15p. SIEC No: 20040541

This document was commissioned by the Government of Nunavut Department of Health & Social Services in order to provide background information on suicide, suicide prevention, & community wellness to members of the Nunavut Task Force on Suicide Prevention & Community Healing. It examines current knowledge about suicide in Nunavut & reviews inferences available from information about similar populations in the circumpolar world. Causes of suicide, prevention, & community wellness activities in Nunavut & similar areas are also reviewed. Common links in the literature & points on which there is disagreement are highlighted. (147 refs)