Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide Prevention is promoting the Buddy Up campaign with the help of our Champions.

This campaign was created 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. Learn more about how you can help a man in your life at


This campaign included a new infographic about how to talk to someone you’re worried about and an updated toolkit on men’s suicide prevention.

These materials have now been translated into French. The infographic and toolkit can both be accessed here


One way you can learn more about the Buddy Up campaign is by attending a free webinar during the month of September.

  • Thursday, September 10, 2020 12-1 pm MT – Registration closed
  • Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 12-1 pm MT – Registration closed


We’re happy to announce that we now have over 80 Champions for this campaign, who have already been hard at work promoting the campaign. 

Champions Suicide Prevention Implementation Network (SPIN) from Brandon, Manitoba have worked with Pattison Outdoor Advertising to donate space to the campaign.

West Hillhurst Community Association has Buddy Up posters in their community association space.