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Quality of Life Secretariat accepting proposals for community-lead suicide prevention initiatives

26 June 2017 

Public Service Announcement

Quality of Life Secretariat accepting proposals for community-lead suicide prevention initiatives

The Department of Health’s Quality of Life Secretariat is now accepting program funding proposals for suicide prevention initiatives for the 2017/2018 fiscal year.

The Quality of Life Secretariat is encouraging non-profit organizations and community governments in Nunavut to submit funding proposals for community-led projects focused on suicide prevention, intervention and post- intervention. Activities eligible for funding include, but are not limited to:

  •  strategic planning,
  •  research,
  •  community training,
  •  social emotional learning,
  •  capital planning,
  •  reducing impulsive behaviour,
  •  support networks; and
  •  other innovative suicide prevention wellness initiatives.

Please contact inuusivutanninaqtuq@gov.nu.ca for more information, or to obtain an application. One application for multiple eligible activities is encouraged depending on community needs. Submission of proposals is ongoing.

Let us all play our role in suicide prevention. Inuusivut Anninaqtuq, United for Life!

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Media Contact:

Ron Wassink
Communications Specialist
Department of Health
867-975-5710
rwassink@gov.nu.ca