Suicide occurs across all age, economic, social, and ethnic boundaries.
- In 2013, 45 Nunavummiut died by suicide
- Suicide is preventable. Most people who attempt suicide want to live but are overcome with emotional pain and cannot see any other way to handle a situation that may seem overwhelming and impossible to bear
- Most people who die by suicide give definite warning signs of their suicidal intentions. This is one reason learning to recognize these signs and how to respond to them is so important
- Talking about suicide does not cause someone to become suicidal or increase the risk. Showing genuine concern by asking about suicide directly can be part of an immediate intervention
- Four out of five people who die by suicide have made at least one previous attempt
- Suicide occurs across all age, economic, social and ethnic boundaries
- Males die by suicide more than three times as often as females but three times more women than men attempt suicide
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.
Please enjoy these colouring pages that were developed for the Suicide prevention summit.
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..
…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.
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.
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.