A discussion of the core concepts of life promotion and how it is taught in Feather Carriers trainings. “Life promotion” is an approach to suicidal ideation in contrast to “suicide prevention,” emphasizing developing personal meaning and connection to life. “Life promotion” also incorporates a de-colonial approach for all people, Indigenous and non-Indigenous.
Presented at the 2023 HSJCC Virtual Conference on November 16, 2023.
CHILD AND FAMILY WELLBEING MANAGER AND BAND REPRESENTATIVE
Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation / Feather Carriers