Suicide Prevention Strategy

  • That The Saskatchewan Strategy for Suicide Prevention Act was introduced in 2018 but has not been passed because it has not received support from the Sask. Party Government,
  • That suicide continues to affect First Nations and M├ętis families throughout Saskatchewan,
  • That suicide rates for First Nations people in Saskatchewan are 4 times higher than non-First Nations people,
  • That the rate of suicide among First Nations girls is 29 times higher than other girls,
  • That the rate of suicide among First Nations boys is 6 times higher than other boys,
  • That nearly 1,900 people died from suicide in Saskatchewan from 2005 to 2017.

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