- The word life embodies hope for tomorrow and is a positive word. Life is a precious gift.
- Life Promotion encompasses a positive strategy and a philosophy for growth, self-love, and empowerment.
- Reframing the language in which we use to speak about problems within our communities will shift focus to building on strengths.
- To reframe the way in which we approach and speak about the topics of suicide, self-harm, mental illness, lateral violence, and addictions, to help to get rid of negative stigmas
Resilience is the capacity we have inside of us that allows us to persevere and overcomes life’s difficulties.
As First Nations people we are Resilient, and our resiliency has been passed down to us from our ancestors. Our people have been through countless hardships since colonization had took place and it had catastrophic effects on our culture, traditions, languages, and over-all our well-being. What was made to break us made us into the resilient people that we are today.
Be proud of who you are, your ancestors have fought so hard for you to be here today!
FSIN’s Youth Empowerment has been working under the mandate of the Saskatchewan First Nations Suicide Prevention Strategy. The strategy was developed to help reduce the high suicide rates among Saskatchewan First Nations people, particularly the growing numbers among our youth.
Everyone goes through difficult times in their lives.
However, it is important to incorporate positive self-care and coping strategies into your daily life to ensure that you are dealing with life’s stressors in a nurturing way.
Interested in finding new techniques for coping and self-care?
Clink the links below to find healthy and holistic healing strategies to support your well-being.