Aboriginal youth suicide prevention: A post-colonial community-based approach explores youth suicide as a community crisis resulting from colonization and considers its impact on Aboriginal youth.
The Assessment and Planning Tool Kit for Suicide Prevention in First Nations Communities was created by the National Aboriginal Health Organization.
A systematic review of suicide prevention interventions targeting indigenous peoples in Australia, United States, Canada and New Zealand is an article that explores suicide prevention strategies in aboriginal communities of Australia, the U.S., Canada, and New Zealand.
The Centre for Suicide Prevention website houses resources geared toward First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities, including:
- Aboriginal Youth: A Manual of Promising Suicide Prevention Strategies
- Suicide Prevention Resource Toolkit
First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework, developed by Health Canada in partnership with the Assembly of First Nations, presents a shared vision for the future of First Nations mental wellness programs and services and practical steps towards achieving that vision.
Preventing Suicide in Children and Youth is a publication from the Children’s Health Policy Centre at Simon Fraser University. It explores cultural continuity and the importance of preserving and promoting cultural heritage as a means of protecting Aboriginal youth from suicide.
Rebuilding our community: Hearing silenced voices on Aboriginal youth suicide is the result of three researchers holding focus groups with adult Aboriginal First Nations community members to talk about the problem of youth suicide on their reserve. You can also listen to an accompanying podcast.
Suicide Among Aboriginal People in Canada is a research document released by the The Aboriginal Healing Foundation.
Suicide prevention and mental health promotion in First Nations and Inuit Communities, developed by the Native Mental Health Research Team of the Culture & Mental Health Research Unit at the Institute of Community & Family Psychiatry, provides a rationale and plan of action for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in the First Nations and Inuit communities of Quebec.