Meet 5 Indigenous youth who are spreading hope in communities on World Suicide Prevention Day – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2019172 Views

Sept. 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day

Sep 10, 2019

Sept. 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s an important day for Indigenous youth involved with We Matter, an Indigenous youth-led non-profit organization founded by Dene/Métis siblings Kelvin and Tunchai Redvers in 2016.

The organization has over 30 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit youth who were trained in self-care, public speaking, mental health training and workshop facilitation so they can return to their regions to support their peers directly as Ambassadors for Hope.

Meet five who are making a difference in their communities when it comes to suicide prevention and mental health.

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