(2015 – Present)

A scoping review was conducted on existing mental health and/or substance use services, suicide and self-harm prevention and school-based programs for Indigenous 2S-LGBTQ+ youth living in Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. In supplement to this search, a systematic review is currently being conducted to identify important factors for 2S-LGBTQ+ Indigenous youth programs addressing mental wellness and suicide prevention compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts.

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Research Team/Partners:


Well Living House, the Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research and Lakehead University


Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Health System Research Fund (HSRF) Program Awards (2017-2019) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Embedded Clinician Research Salary Award (2017 – ongoing)