Suicide Facts

Some Aboriginal youth may be more at risk of suicide because of things like alcoholism, poverty, high unemployment and the break-down of families that are all too common in our communities. These things impact how we feel about ourselves and our future. Read our Suicide Fact Sheet for basic information on warning signs and how to get help.

Suicide is a serious issue in our communities. How can we deal with this?

Many Aboriginal communities are developing community-wide efforts to address the high rates of suicide. However, there are no easy answers. Read our Suicide FAQ for how you can help your community deal with suicide.