Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Resources (Canada)
Indigenous Story Studio has just found out their our motion comics, based on suicide prevention graphic novels they created for the Government of Alberta – Tomorrow’s Hope and Strength of the Sash – has been selected to screen at the 45th Annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco. This is the third time their suicide prevention work has been recognised. The first being the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention’s President’s Award and a nomination for best animated short at the same festival for Darkness Calls in Gitxsan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sZ2MgmeKdU – funded by the BC Ministry of Health). Previews and pricing for the graphic novels can be found at www.istorystudio.com. November 2020
Transforming Tribal Communities Video Series
Culturally relevant suicide prevention strategies that are endorsed by community members can lead to long-lasting change. The following six-to-eight-minute webinar clips, adapted from SPRC’s Tribal Community of Learning Series, feature expert advice on addressing the root causes of mental health issues and suicide in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by drawing on community strengths.
CONNECT WITH CULTURE.. FOR LIFE (Canada)
A site for Indigenous Youth who know the value of culture and living their best life, but need a little help getting there.