Study finds aboriginal community with strong ethno-cultural identity and connection to the land has lower suicide rates

(University of Guelph-Humber) A University of Guelph-Humber funded study investigating mental health perceptions and practices of an aboriginal community in northern Ontario, and its significantly lower rates of mental health services utilization and suicide, suggests that a strong ethno-cultural identity and connection to the land are significant factors to positive mental health outcomes in this region.The study findings are published in the August 2017 edition of the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.
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