Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Addressing depression and suicide among aboriginal Ontario youth

What do you think the leading cause of death is in Northwestern Ontario? Vehicle-related accidents? Cancer? Gang Violence? The reality is that suicide, a preventable but deadly community issue, takes the most lives. Due to isolation, there is a lack of trained mental health workers. Other factors include lack of inclusion, lack of confidence, lack of discussions about the topic, and lack of strength to overcome the dangers among youth.


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