Creating equitable economic, education, health, and other resources, will relieve some major stressors and improve suicide risk.
Instilling a strong and grounded sense of Inuit culture, history, and language through networks of support can reduce the risk of suicide.
Providing a safe, nurturing, and predictable environment for children is one of the most significant factors to protect against suicide risk.
Accessible, Inuit-specific mental health services that provide support and identify individual needs can help address suicide before risks multiply.
Coping With Acute Stress
Providing individuals with access to social supports and resources that help them regulate and cope with distress helps protect against suicide.
Providing children with safe environments that nurture social and emotional development will protect against other adversities.