Inuit in Nunavut also plagued by suicide epidemic, leader says | Toronto Star
OTTAWA-The leader of the country’s national Inuit organization says his people are also dealing with devastating rates of suicide. The “heartbreaking” suicide crisis in the First Nation community of Attawapiskat has become a touchstone moment for how mental health issues affect aboriginal peoples, Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), said Monday Obed watched the House of Commons emergency debate on the issue last week – a discussion he was pleased to see.
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April 18, 2016