Association between cannabis use disorder and self- and other-directed aggression

Cannabis is the most widely used drug worldwide. Data about the association of cannabis use with aggression is heterogeneous. The objective of the current study was to assess the nature of the association between cannabis use disorder (CUD) and self-directed, other-directed, and combined aggression. We used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and […]

Northern Lifelines. Suicide Information and Resource Manual for Northern Ontario


But I’m Losing Hope… Some Thoughts for Those who are Thinking About Ending Their Life

This pamphlet is meant for people who are contemplating suicide. Suggestions are made about things that a person can do when they are feeling this way. The importance of remembering that there are other solutions, besides suicide, to life’s difficulties is emphasized. Copies of this pamphlet (10 cents each plus GST where applicable) are available […]

Healing… In the Aftermath of a Death due to Suicide

This pamphlet reprints 25 items from Iris Bolton’s book, “My Son…My Son”, which can help someone who is grieving a death by suicide. Some suggestions to help those who are supporting someone else who is a grieving a suicidal death are also given. Copies of this pamphlet can ordered from: Northern Lifelines, c/o Algoma Child […]

What can I do? If I Suspect Someone I Know is Thinking About Suicide?

Myths about suicide & warning signs of possible suicidal thoughts are presented. 4 intervention activities are outlined: 1) Confirm that the person has thought about suicide; 2) Assess the seriousness of these thoughts; 3) Respond to these thoughts by listening & offering support to find help; & 4) Evaluate what you have experienced by talking […]