Perspectives On: The struggle against suicide

APTN National News has been running a special series called, Perspectives On. All week, APTN National News is going to bring you stories from across the country about suicide.

APTN National News
APTN National News has been running a special series called, Perspectives On.

All week, APTN National News is going to bring you stories from across the country about suicide.

Suicide occurs on reserves and in Canada’s North on a much higher scale than other parts of Canada.

So what are people doing about it?

We’re going to hear about a number of issues including the need to remove the stigma and communities talking.

The stories begin in British Columbia and a First Nation in crisis.

APTN National News reporter Rob Smith has this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.