Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Iqaluit – February 22/23, 2012
The ASIST workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million people around the world have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop.
Participation in the full two days is required. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles. Experience powerful videos on suicide intervention. Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid.
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie today announced that the NTI Board of Directors and staff in all four office locations would be given the opportunity to participate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). The two-day ASIST workshop teaches participants the skills necessary to identify people at risk of suicide, the way in which [...]
Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak joined Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Vice-President Jack Anawak, Government of Nunavut Health Minister Tagak Curley, Embrace Life Council President Becky Kilabuk, and RCMP “V” Division Superintendent Howard Eaton today to sign and release the Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy Action Plan. The 2011-2014 action plan was created through a partnership between NTI, GN, [...]
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Acting President James Eetoolook is pleased to release the Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy, and is thankful for the work of all strategy partners, which include NTI, Government of Nunavut, Embrace Life Council, and RCMP. The partnership was formed in the summer of 2008. All partners worked diligently to ensure the best possible [...]
IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 22, 2010) Nunavut’s Suicide Prevention Strategy working group today released a summary report of the 2009 community consultations on the development of a territorial suicide prevention strategy. The working group focuses on public engagement to ensure all voices are heard in the process of developing a strategy. The intent of sharing this [...]
IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 14, 2009) – Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit (Embrace Life Council) and the Government of Nunavut today released a discussion paper entitled Using knowledge and experience as a foundation for action: A discussion paper on suicide prevention in Nunavut. The discussion paper is the first step in gathering feedback and [...]