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Information for Stakeholders

In 2008, the Government of Nunavut (GN), Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police V-Division (RCMP) and the Embrace Life Council (IIKELC) formed a partnership to create a strategy to prevent suicide. A review of evidence-based research sought to identify suicide reduction methods from other jurisdictions. The Partners sought input from Nunavummiut through a discussion paper, community consultation and targeted discussions with key stakeholders involved in suicide prevention. In October 2010, the Partners released the Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy[1] (NSPS). On March 7, 2016, the Partners released Resiliency Within, a one-year action plan for suicide prevention, as an interim plan to incorporate the jury’s recommendations of the 2015 Coroner’s Inquest and engage stakeholders for a longer term plan. Read more by downloading the reports.

 

[1] Download: The Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy

 

Who Should Attend

Community wellness leaders, Inuit organizations, businesses, treatment organizations, survivors and other stakeholders are welcome to share best practices, learn from each other and develop a long-term action plan for suicide prevention. 

 

Resources

Download - Resiliency Within: 
Nunavut Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2016

Download: NSPS Evaluation FINAL
Report June 2015

Download: NSPS Action Plan,
Sept 2011 to March 2014

Download: 2010 Nunavut Suicide 
Prevention Strategy - English