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Acudetox Training / Auricular Acu-Technician Training Feb. 8 – 10, 2023
Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatagiit Embrace Life Council is thrilled to announce an upcoming Auricular Acu-Technician Training through the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture from February 8th-10th in Iqaluit, Nunavut. This training is free and available to anyone in Iqaluit who is a frontline worker in the field of mental health.
2022 Peer Leadership Program Recap
Ten youth from across the Kivalliq region and two youth from Iqaluit spent a week in Iqaluit to attend workshops during IIKELC’s Peer Leadership Program. The youth spent time with special guest speaker Don Burnstick, who facilitated talking circles on a range of topics including Indigenous community healing, sober living and healthy lifestyles, and cyber.
2022 Mental Health Art Contest Winners
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s annual Mental Health Art Contest! We received many beautiful and diverse entries from all over the territory in a multitude of mediums, including poetry, drawings, paintings, reels, photography, and sewing. Thank you to everyone who participated! If you are a winner we will reach out to you directly.
IIKELC Mental Health Art Contest 2022
IIKELC is happy to announce our annual Mental Health Art Contest for 2022! Please see below for information, how to enter, prizes and deadlines. We are looking forward to seeing your contributions!
Intro to Sewing with Sewing Machines
Introduction to sewing with sewing machines – for Iqaluit youth ages 13-18 and 19-25.
Self-Care and Creative Alternatives to Drugs and Alcohol
An after-school program for Iqaluit youth, offering information about self-care and healthy coping mechanisms. Snacks, taxi vouchers and self-care goodies included!
Athletic Taping Workshop
Athletic taping workshop for Iqaluit residents aged 16+. February 12-13 2022.
Jewelry Making Program for Youth
Jewelry making program for youth ages 16-20 in Iqaluit. February 14-19 2022.
Scraps of Seal Skin and Fox Fur: FREE in Iqaluit
Over the last year, the sewing programs have used a lot of sealskin and fox fur for projects in Iqaluit.
Embrace Life Day 2021
On September 10, 2021, many communities in Nunavut took part in activities to support Suicide Prevention Day/Embrace Life Day.
Winners of the 2021 Art Contest
The 2021 Mental Health Art Contest has received close to 200 entries this year!
Celebration of Life: December 4, 2018
Sharing, healing, and remembering our loved ones who have died by suicide.