Embracing Life

Embracing Life Initiative DOES NOT provide direct services

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If you are looking for crisis support, struggling to cope, or needing someone to talk to please call  Northern Crisis line 306-425-4090

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Reduce Suicides by Creating A Safer Home

When we are talking about suicide and suicide prevention with our family and loved ones, it is important to look where we live and how we live at home to make sure that when we are most comfortable, we are also safe. Follow these practices to keep your loved ones safe. For more suicide safety […]

Get to know Embracing Life…

Embracing Life is a northern collaborative table that wants to make a difference in community wellness, life promotion and suicide prevention. Embracing life includes representatives from local, Indigenous, provincial and federal governments, not-for-profit organizations, educators, and northern youth and youth workers. All agencies meet quarterly, while the Embracing Life Leadership team meets monthly to work […]

Safer Conversations about Suicide on Social Media – by Mental Health Commission of Canada

THE WAY WE TALK ONLINE ABOUT SUICIDE MATTERSWhen sharing thoughts, feelings, and experiences:• Focus on resilience, hope, and recovery.• Consider your privacy, both now and in the future.• Talk about how you sought help, if you’ve done so.• Consider adding warnings about sensitive content.If posting about someone who’s had suicidal thoughts or died by suicide:• […]

Embracing Life launches Suicide Prevention App

Embracing Life Launches App and Website for Suicide Prevention March 2, 2022 The Embracing Life Initiative has developed a new website and app to provide people in Saskatchewan with resources and information on suicide prevention. The website and app will launch publicly on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 on World Teen Mental Wellness Day. The Embracing […]

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  • March

Embracing Resiliency

This month we will be focusing on Embracing Resiliency. The definition of resiliency according to google, is ” the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” or ” the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.” Google goes on to say “psychological resilience is the ability to mentally or emotionally […]

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Video of the month

  • Building Vibrant Youth – Indigenous Spirits
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Celebrating Northern Successes and Recognizing Northern Groups