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NunatsiaqOnline 2015-11-03: NEWS: More suicide prevention training on the way in Nunavut: Okalik

5.11.15

NunatsiaqOnline 2015-11-03: NEWS: More suicide prevention training on the way in Nunavut: Okalik: That’s according to Nunavut’s minister of suicide prevention, Paul Okalik, who responded Nov. 2 to questions about the program from South Baffin MLA David Joanasie in the Nunavut assembly in Iqaluit.

“Last year there were 130 people taught [the ASIST program], and this year we’re planning to have 12 courses in Nunavut,” Okalik said.

Okalik would not commit to tabling a schedule of upcoming ASIST, or Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, workshops as Joanasie had asked.


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