We matter a lot’: Indigenous youth gather in Ottawa to tackle suicide crisis – CBC

Roundtable discussion with Indigenous services minister set for Monday

Jan 22, 2018

About 70 Indigenous youth from across Canada gathered at Ottawa’s Wabano Centre Sunday, ahead of a national roundtable discussion today on the suicide crisis facing their communities.

The two-day Hope Forum is hosted by We Matter, a national youth-led group that supports Indigenous youth in overcoming hardship and mental distress.

The First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth leaders will meet with Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott Monday to share their thoughts on how to best support their communities.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/we-matter-hope-forum-1.4497523

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