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Suicide Prevention Strategy

  • That suicide continues to disproportionately affect First Nations and Métis families throughout Saskatchewan;

  • The suicide rate for First Nations people in Saskatchewan is 4.3 times higher than non-First Nations people;

  • The Children’s Advocate has called on the province to work on a suicide prevention strategy with the FSIN;

  • The FSIN has developed a strategy that aligns with recommendations from the United Nations and the World Health Organization; and

  • Saskatchewan people have long advocated for more mental health and addictions services to stem the tragic loss of life in Northern and Indigenous communities.

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Petition to support the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations' suicide prevention strategy

We the undersigned, call upon the government to support the suicide strategy put forward by the FSIN, and commit the proper funding needed to address this serious issue.

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