Why use the term Life Promotion instead of Suicide Prevention?

  • 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
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We Are Resilient

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!


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