Ottawa, ON - Louise Bradley, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) will participate in the launch of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)’s National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy in the community of Kuujjuaq, Quebec on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
The MHCC continues to strengthen partnerships with the ITK and develop new partnerships with other Inuit organizations in order to support community efforts to assist persons with living with mental health problems and illnesses. The MHCC is committed to building cultural humility and competency, and is dedicating resources to sustained and meaningful engagement with the Inuit community.
What: Launch of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy
Where: Kuujjuaq, Quebec
Due to the remote location of this ceremony, Ms. Bradley will be issuing a statement upon her return from Kuujjuaq and will be available for interviews at that time.
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