International Suicide Prevention Conference

Category: 
Community / Patient Engagement
Student Success
Project Year: 
2019-20

Hotıì ts'eeda was pleased to support Melody Teddy (Inuvialuit region) and Jacey Firth Hagen (Gwich'in region) to attend the Implementation of Suicide Prevention Activities in the Circumpolar Area Conference along with Topsy Banksland (Inuvialuit region). The conference was held in Sajos, Inari/Aanaar, Finland in early 2019. 

The conference brought together researchers, policymakers, Indigenous communities, representatives of Permanent Participant organizations of the Arctic Council, and representatives of the Arctic States. It focussed on the implementation of suicide prevention strategies in the circumpolar area.