New Youth Suicide Intervention Toolkits Available - Salt Spring Island

Community Health Notice posted: 14-Oct-2016 2:08 PM PDT

These toolkits were initiated and developed to help parents, caregivers and professionals, like teachers and healthcare providers, reach out to children and youth who may be at risk for suicide on Salt Spring Island, as well as for youth themselves.

Download the toolkits from Salt Spring Island Community Services website

Social Services - First Nations Services

Guide to Aboriginal Services in BC

An on-line resource guide for Aboriginal people in British Columbia.more info

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Web Links Website

Gulf Island Secondary School's Aboriginal Education Advisory Council

The Educational Advisory Council guides and assists the school district with its implementation of the Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement and its use of resources related to aboriginal learning support and culture and language programming.more info

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Web Links Website Email

Indian Residential School Survivors Society

The Indian Residential School Survivors Society assists First Peoples in BC to recognize and be holistically empowered from the primary and generational effects of residential schools by supporting research, promoting awareness, establishing partnerships and advocating for justice and healing.more info

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toll free: 1-800-721-0066
24 hour crisis line: 1-866-925-4419
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Salt Spring Islanders for Justice and Reconciliation (SSIJAR)

SSIJAR was formed in June 2001 to draw attention to First Nations issues and to oppose the Provincial Referendum on Treaty Negotiations.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 653-9482
Phone: (250) 538-0077