The Canadian Press

2016-04-25 | Alberta Aboriginal Suicide

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Alberta's child advocate is calling on the province to fund a suicide prevention strategy to tackle what he calls, quote -- "a terrible trend of aboriginal youth suicide." The idea is the first among 12 recommendations listed in a report released today by Del Graff. Graff says suicide among aboriginal youth shouldn't be so common that it becomes accepted. (Earlier this month, a state of emergency was declared on the remote Attawapiskat reserve in northern Ontario after a spate of suicide attempts. The Cross Lake reserve in Manitoba also declared a state of emergency in March because of its youth suicide crisis.)

Date: 2016-04-25
Placeline: EDMONTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I worked at young couple years ago who clearly that I don't want to die I just want the pain to stop and think that I actually used to it and I don't ever want to think that >>


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