People 65 years and older have a high risk of suicide. As the baby boomers approach the plus 65 age range, we may see an increase in suicide in years to come.
Many LGB people have thought about or attempted suicide, and previous behaviours such as these are the most reliable indicators of future suicide risk.
Trans people are at a greater risk for suicide as they are twice as likely to think about and attempt suicide than LGB people. Disponible en français.
Transgender people have significantly higher instances of mental illness than the general population. They are also at a greater risk for suicide.
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.
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.