Finding solutions to the youth suicide crisis in Saskatchewan – CBC

November 03, 2016

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In October, six young girls — the youngest was just 10 — took their own lives in north Saskatchewan.

Amidst the shock and sorrow in the wake of these deaths are calls for change — and calls for more supports in northern communities.

A week into his new job, Saskatchewan’s advocate for children and youth Corey O’Soup calls the youth suicide crisis his first priority.

“We need to listen to the students, to the kids, to the children … they’re the ones that are going to tell us, you know what’s happening, and why things are the way they are,” O’Soup tells The Current’s Anna Maria Tremonti.

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