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Youth solvent abuse and suicide prevention

National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy

As a program, the National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS) supports a range of community-based solutions and activities that contribute to improved mental health and wellness among Aboriginal youth, families, and communities. Program clients: First Nations youth living on reserve, Inuit youth, off reserve Aboriginal youth.

Youth Solvent Abuse Program (YSAP)

The Youth Solvent Abuse Program (YSAP) is a community-based prevention, intervention, after-care and in-patient treatment program that targets First Nations and Inuit youth who are addicted to, or at the risk of inhaling solvents. Program clients: First Nations and Inuit youth who are addicted to or at risk of inhaling solvents.

The National Youth Solvent Abuse Program (NYSAP) is a national residential in-patient treatment program that compliments community-level activities aimed at preventing youth solvent abuse. Run through a network of ten Youth Solvent Addictions Centres, the program provides culturally appropriate treatment, specialized treatment and recovery programs for First Nations and Inuit youth with chronic solvent abuse problems.

You can get basic information on the treatment centres funded by NYSAP, as well as those funded by the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP), through the directory of t​​reatment centres, compiled and updated as part of these programs.​

 

 

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