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.
Intentional injuries differ from unintentional injuries: intentional injuries are intended to cause harm & are directly linked to mental health issues. Disponible en français.
Bullying is related to negative psychological, emotional and behavioural outcomes. Bullying is also linked to several precursors to thoughts of suicide. Disponible en français.
By improving patient care and changing attitudes about suicide, the Zero Suicide Initiative strives to eliminate suicide completely.
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.
This resource toolkit is a collection of facts, figures & best preventative practices regarding suicide in the workplace.
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.
This 4-lesson plan set is for Health and Life Skills teachers teaching about suicide prevention.
Unresolved trauma in childhood is linked to an increased risk of suicide ideation and if unaddressed, can escalate with age.
This toolkit deals with trauma and suicide: trauma places us at higher risk for mental health issues, and also at a greater risk for suicide.