Indigenous Peoples
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Education and Social Services

Led by Trent Team (Discussion Moderator)
Launches March 6, 2017

Overview

Indigenous communities in Canada face tremendous obstacles in accessing educational and other social services. The high cost of food and housing in remote areas exacerbates the vulnerability of the population. Secondary school dropout rates are high, while suicide rates among youth are astronomical. Housing is often inadequate and access to social services can be sparse.

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First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework
Added: February 13, 2017 • Author: Health Canada • 0 DR
Cadre du continuum du mieux-être mental des Premières Nations
Added: February 13, 2017 • Author: Santé Canada • 0 DR
Suicide Among Aboriginal People in Canada
Added: February 17, 2017 • Author: Aboriginal Healing Foundation: Laurence J. Kirmayer, Gregory M. Brass, Tara Holton, Ken Paul, Cori Simpson, Caroline Tait • 0 DR
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