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    Buddy up is a campaign for men by men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide.

    This campaign needs champions like you! We’re asking our champions to:

    Step up and offer your support to a buddy

    Learn how to support a buddy who may be struggling by checking out our infographic guide on how to have the conversation.

    Learn more about the issue of men and suicide

    Men die by suicide 3 times more often than women. Read more about statistics, warning signs, why men are more at risk, and how suicide can be prevented with our resource toolkit.

    Taking it to your setting

    If you’re interested in bringing this campaign to your workplace, sports team, friend group, etc. we’d love to hear from you!

    Fill out this form to express your interest

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    Buddy up for suicide prevention

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    I’m buddying up for men’s suicide prevention, having real conversations and supporting my buddies when they’re struggling. Step up and offer your support. www.buddyup.ca   

    Men have a suicide rate 3x higher than women. Learn what you can do to step up and offer your support to a friend. www.buddyup.ca

    Buddy Up is a suicide prevention campaign by men for men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. www.buddyup.ca

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