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Thank you for agreeing to complete this survey! It is designed to gather information from young people about your personal experiences, the ways you cope, survive, and overcome different obstacles, and how these details may impact your health.

Here are some details that you should know:

1) Completing this survey is completely voluntary and you can withdraw at any point.

2) This survey may seem long but you should be able to answer everything quickly and easily. 

3) All information you provide will be completely anonymous and confidential. Anonymous means that we will not ask your name or any other information that can identify you. We will not be able to tell whose survey answers belong to who because no one from the research team will have any information about you. Confidential means that only members of the research team will have access to your survey responses.

4) If there are any items in the survey that you do not wish to answer, for whatever reason, please feel free to leave them blank.

5) If you need help from someone to complete this survey, you can ask whoever you feel safe and comfortable with. Just remember that if you do get help, that person will know what your survey responses are.

6) This survey and its accompanying research has been approved by the Research Ethics Board at the University of Alberta.

7) As a token of our appreciation for completing this survey, you will have the opportunity to enter a draw to win a $50 Tim Hortons gift card.

8) If completing this survey has caused you to feel any distress or anxiety, please visit for resources and contact information of people who can assist you.

9) If you feel triggered and need immediate support, please contact Corey Wyness (C.H.E.W. Project Coordinator/Support and Outreach) at or call/text (780) 263-2221 or Charis Auger (C.H.E.W. Project Indigenous/Aboriginal Peer Support Worker) at or call/text (780) 263-2221.

10) If you have any questions regarding the survey, please contact

Do you consent to proceed and complete the survey?