Indigenous leaders alarmed by findings of new report on suicide and self harm
Indigenous leaders alarmed by findings of new report on suicide and self harm

By Bailey Sutherland  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Indigenous leaders are calling on the Federal and Provincial  governments to follow through with their commitment to life promotion in  Saskatchewan First Nation communities following the release of a report  by the FSIN and the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (HQC) that  details the disproportionately high suicide rates faced by Indigenous  people in the province.   According to the findings from the Oct. 2022 Self-harm and Suicide in  First Nations Communities in Saskatchewan Full Report revealed on  Monday, First Nations people in Saskatchewan are the number two highest  per capita population in the world to engage in self-harm and suicide.   “Our findings indicate that there is a disparity. Rates of self-harm  and suicide in Saskatchewan’s First Nation communities, especially its  young people, are

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