Weekly News Roundup – Oct 23-29, 2017

Hello Friends, Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention.┬áHere’s what we found last week: Featured: We must all advocate for Indigenous rights – Centre for Suicide Prevention October 25, 2017 This CSP blog post discusses the importance of advocating for Indigenous rights, whether […]

We must all advocate for Indigenous rights

Many Indigenous communities in Canada experience very high suicide rates, especially among young people. In some communities, youth die by suicide 5 times more often than youth from the general population and that number rises to 11 times more if the youth is Inuit. Why are we losing so many young Indigenous individuals to suicide? […]