HOPE AND RESILIENCE - Suicide Prevention in the Arctic

Arctic Council, Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (2009) HOPE AND RESILIENCE - Suicide Prevention in the Arctic. In: Hope and Resilience: Suicide Prevention in the Arctic.

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Abstract

Planned and implemented in collaboration with Inuit Circumpolar Council (Greenland) and the Government of Greenland, the "Hope and Resilience in Suicide Prevention" seminar was held in Nuuk, Greenland on November 7-8, 2009. This first activity under the auspices of the SDWG Arctic Human Health Expert Group (AHHEG) brought together social workers and health practitioners, researchers, policy makers and politicians to exchange best practices aimed at reducing the number of suicides in the Arctic countries, particularly among youth. The seminar participants produced recommendations for future actions, a DVD including a video produced by the youth participants and a seminar report. This item contains the Seminar Report.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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    Uncontrolled Keywords: suicide, mental, health, prevention
    Subjects: Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Health
    Peoples, Cultures and Societies > Local Communities
    Organizations: Arctic Council > Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2011 10:37
    URI: http://library.arcticportal.org/id/eprint/1480

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