Year: 2005 Source: Visions Journal, v.2, no.7, (Fall 2005), p.28-29 SIEC No: 20052170

The First Nations Summit & the Child & Youth Officer for British Columbia agreed in 2004 to bring youth, community members, policy decision-makers, leaders & service providers together to explore ways of preventing suicide. In 2005, a literature review of reports & research related to Aboriginal youth suicide & of jurisdictional issues was also undertaken. Recommendations were made & they include greater involvement in cultural activities; parent involvement in youth activities; sustainable work experience programs; more community celebrations & feasts; & developing youth leadership. (LC) (1 ref)