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    You can help someone who is thinking about suicide

    Anyone can have thoughts of suicide and anyone can help someone at risk of suicide. Learn how to help. Disponible en français.

    September 10, 2018

    Sexual minorities and suicide prevention

    Lesbian, gay and bisexual people are at a higher risk for suicide than heterosexual people. This is because they face unique stressors, including stress from being part of a minority group.

    September 1, 2018
    Fact Sheet

    Trauma and suicide

    Trauma-informed care is holistic and can both prevent the individual from experiencing further trauma as well as help them recover from previous experiences. Disponible en français.

    November 18, 2017
    Fact Sheet

    Injury prevention and suicide

    Intentional injuries differ from unintentional injuries: intentional injuries are intended to cause harm & are directly linked to mental health issues. Disponible en français.

    November 18, 2017
    Fact Sheet

    Bullying and suicide

    Bullying is related to negative psychological, emotional and behavioural outcomes. Bullying is also linked to several precursors to thoughts of suicide. Disponible en français.

    November 18, 2017
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    Aiming for Perfection: The Zero Suicide Movement

    By improving patient care and changing attitudes about suicide, the Zero Suicide Initiative strives to eliminate suicide completely.

    September 11, 2017

    An open letter to my fellow “southern” Canadians

    In honour of National Aboriginal Day we've written an open letter to our fellow southern Canadians about Inuit, who have some of the highest suicide rates in the world.

    June 21, 2017

    The workplace and suicide prevention

    This resource toolkit is a collection of facts, figures & best preventative practices regarding suicide in the workplace.

    May 23, 2017

    Trauma and suicide in Indigenous people

    Trauma is very common among people in Canada, and the Indigenous people in Canada (First Nations, Metis and the Inuit) have nearly 4 times the risk of severe trauma than the non-Indigenous population.

    April 27, 2017

    Thirteen Reasons Why Lesson Plan

    This 4-lesson plan set is for Health and Life Skills teachers teaching about suicide prevention.

    April 21, 2017