The Swampy Cree Suicide Prevention Team is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The team is led by Dr. Jitender Sareen, Dr. Brenda Elias and Mr. Garry Munro. The funding brings together representatives from eight Swampy Cree Tribal Council communities with University-based researchers and international consultants.
The team consists of members of the Swampy Cree Tribal Council from 8 First Nations communities in Northwestern Manitoba.
Cree Nations Tribal Health Centre representatives
The University of Manitoba based investigators include experts in psychiatry, child psychiatry, population health, Aboriginal health and psychological interventions.
Investigators at the University of Manitoba
Associate Members at the University of Manitoba
The team also includes international experts in Aboriginal health, intervention research, and suicide prevention.