TITLE

Inuit health system must move past suicide prevention to "unlock a better reality," conference told

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views of Natan Obed, director of social and cultural development for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., expressed at the National Aboriginal Health Association conference held in Ottawa, Ontario, on November 24. Obed, in the context to suicides, said that the definition of normal must be changed. Obed also said that the programs to promote wellness and community development should not be presented as suicide prevention programs.
ACCESSION #
51229544

 

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