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Youth Peer Leadership 2023

Applications for this year’s Youth Peer Leadership program are now open! Youth ages 19-25 in all Qikiqtani communities can now apply for the Youth Peer Leadership Program. Successful applicants will travel to Iqaluit for November 29- December 1, 2023. You can find more details about this program as well as the application forms at the.

Mental Health & Wellness
Booklet

Nunavut Colouring Pages

Please enjoy these colouring pages that were developed for the Suicide prevention summit.

Self Care
Video

ᐃᓄᑦᓯᐊᖅ Inutsiaq

The Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit Embrace Life Council is happy to share the Inutsiaq Campaign videos on this special occasion, Pink Shirt Day. On this day, let’s give support and kindness to one another in our communities. These small moments can make a difference. Please see below for all four videos included in the Inutsiaq Campaign..

Mental Health & Wellness
Pamphlet

Holiday Self-Care Calendar

…the holidays can be hard, especially if you’ve lost a loved one to suicide. We invite you to follow along with these daily self-care prompts over your winter break. If you can, print off this calendar and check off every self-care activity you do over the Holidays! If you follow along and do every single.

Booklet

Aippagiittiarniq Discussion Guide

Aippagiittiarniq means “ways of being in good partnership” in Inuktut; the objective of the Aippagiittiarniq discussion guide is to provide an opportunity for youth to discuss their understanding of healthy and unhealthy relationships in a manner conducive to free expression of their ideas and feelings. While examples and descriptions of different kinds of abuse and.

Relationships
Project

Sealskin & Beaded Earrings Kit + Tutorial

Youth in Iqaluit came to the office in April to pickup a beading kit which contained: 1 pack of seed beads1 roll of thread2 beading needles4 earring hooks1 E6000 glue2 leather squares2 suede squares1 black storage box All 50 kits were given away! The full tutorial is now available in English and Inuktitut for anyone.

Project

Nuglugasuaq Contest Recap

The Nuglugasuaq Contest was a biweekly online event that took place from April 2021 to March 2022 on the Embrace Life Council social media pages Facebook and Instagram. Every two weeks, a new theme and activity would be shared online and community members all over Nunavut were encouraged to participate for a chance to win.

Self Care
Project

Beaded Earring Kits

Beaded earring kits and tutorials by ELC Program Coordinator Julia Ogina were distributed to some Kitikmeot communities this year.

Booklet

Youth Online Safety Booklets

The Internet and social media have become a much bigger part of our lives in recent years. It’s important that we know how to stay safe online, recognize possible dangers, and know what to do if something does go wrong.

Bullying

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Embrace Life Council strives to support teachers, front line workers, and mental health care professionals by providing comprehensive materials that can be used to help prevent suicide and guide us in dealing with the effect it has on society.

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