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‘You matter’: Messages of hope for kids in crisis – CBC
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Christmas can be a difficult time of year for some kids, especially those who are struggling with their mental health.
“Around this time, not everyone’s happy,” said Grade 3 student Rebecca Knelsen from M.J. Coldwell Elementary School in Regina.
She and her classmates spent two days making cards and Popsicle-stick snowflakes for the kids on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation in northwest Saskatchewan to show that they care.
The Cree community has declared a state of crisis following a number of youth suicides in recent months.