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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.
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 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!
Introduction to sewing with sewing machines – for Iqaluit youth ages 13-18 and 19-25.
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 for Iqaluit residents aged 16+. February 12-13 2022.
Jewelry making program for youth ages 16-20 in Iqaluit. February 14-19 2022.
Over the last year, the sewing programs have used a lot of sealskin and fox fur for projects in Iqaluit.
On September 10, 2021, many communities in Nunavut took part in activities to support Suicide Prevention Day/Embrace Life Day.
The 2021 Mental Health Art Contest has received close to 200 entries this year!
Sharing, healing, and remembering our loved ones who have died by suicide.
From Nunavut with love. Introducing the Fall 2018 edition of the Community Wellness Newsletter, Inuusittiaringniq.