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Poverty, inequality fuelling suicide crisis, First Nations leader says - CBC News

Cross Lake Band Health Services

The Cree government of Pimicikamak has declared a state of emergency after a number of suicides in the Northern Manitoba community of Cross Lake. An emergency declaration will likely trigger a short-term emergency response and while immediate mental health services and community crisis supports are needed, more attention to the root causes of despair, hopelessness, and exclusion is required to effectively address Aboriginal suicide. Read more