Priorities and Recommendations

Regional Priorities identified in 2010 by the Orientation Committee of the partners for health and well-being in Nunavik.

Priority A-Develop a regional suicide prevention strategy

Timeframe for the drafting of recommendations

Between 2010 and 2013, the suicide prevention working committee under the chairmanship of Daniellie Qinnuajuaq drafted two sets of recommendations.

The Mental health advisory committee, under the leadership of Charlie Nowkawalk adjusted and approved the two sets of recommendations.

The NRBHSS board of directors studied and adopted the first set of recommendations in December 2012 and the second set in December 2013.

Recommendations

For detailed information regarding the recommendations, please read the following documents:

Suicide Prevention – First set of recommendations, 2012

Suicide Prevention – Second set of recommendations, 2013

Priority B – Strengthen the services and residential resources for individuals living with chronic mental health illnesses

Timeframe for the drafting of recommendations

In 2010 and 2011, the Mental health services and resources working committee, under the chairwomanship of Alasua Kenuajua drafted a first and final set of recommendations.

The Mental health advisory committee and the NRBHSS board of directors studied and adopted these recommendations in December 2012.

Recommendations

For detailed information regarding the recommendations, please read the following document:

Mental Health resources and services: complete recommendations, 2012

Priority C-Develop a regional program for mental illness prevention and mental well-being promotion

Timeframe for the drafting of recommendations

Since 2013, the Prevention/promotion working committee is active under the chairwomanship of Lucy Kumarluk. The working committee is hopeful to be in a position to draft final recommendations in early 2015.

Recommendations

For detailed information regarding the recommendations, please read the following document:

Mental illness prevention and mental well-being promotion: up-coming 2015