Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR13 (Sask-Indigenous-Suicide)

REGINA. x-15s. Saskatchewan's Opposition wants a new provincial strategy to reduce high rates of suicide among First Nations people. N-D-P leader Ryan Meili says the province should provide more support and adopt a new policy released by an Indigenous group last week. Premier Scott Moe says the province is prepared to work with First Nation groups, including the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, to prevent suicides.

("...across the province.") (SOURCE:CKRM)

TAG: The F-S-I-N policy recommends more mental-health care, better screening of those at risk of suicide and programs to address family violence. Suicide rates within Saskatchewan's Indigenous population are four times higher than in the province's general population. …

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