Pandemic worsening already dire northern suicide crisis, Lac La Ronge band councillor says – CBC

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Pandemic worsening already dire northern suicide crisis, Lac La Ronge band councillor says – CBC

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Dec 07, 2021

Provincial action needed on suicide prevention programs: Band Councillor Devin Bernatchez

A Lac La Ronge Indian Band councillor drove nearly seven hours to Regina from Sucker River Reserve in Northern Saskatchewan to raise the alarm about the worsening suicide crisis in his community.

Devin Bernatchez attended Tuesday’s question period in the legislature to call for government action on suicide prevention. He says the pandemic has worsened the already dire situation in the north.

“We hear a lot about this reconciliation from this government. But we don’t see any reconcili-action. We don’t see any action coming when it comes to suicide prevention,” said Bernatchez.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/lac-la-ronge-band-councillor-says-pandemic-worsening-already-dire-northern-suicide-crisis-1.6275618

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