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    Suicide myths and facts

    In this video, we debunk some common myths about suicide in an effort to educate and reduce stigma!

    June 7, 2018
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    What additional resources are needed to prevent suicide?

    Mara Grunau, executive director, explains what resources are needed to prevent suicide and reduce the overall suicide rate.

    July 7, 2017
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    What is the cost of suicide?

    Suicide has immense costs - both emotional and financial. In this video, Centre for Suicide Prevention executive director Mara Grunau explains the financial cost of suicide.

    July 7, 2017
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    How prevalent is suicide?

    Suicide is a relatively rare phenomenon... we're hardwired to live so it takes a lot for a person to kill themselves. That said, it is still happening far too often.

    July 6, 2017
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    Why is suicide prevention education important?

    We work in prevention to try to explain why we would try to stop someone from killing themselves. People who think about suicide, attempt suicide, and die by suicide, don’t actually want to die, they just want a way out of their deep, psychological pain.

    July 3, 2017
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    We educate for life

    There are only four recognized best practices in suicide prevention, and one of those is education. Here at the Centre for Suicide Prevention, we offer workshops that can help someone identify and intervene with a person at risk of suicide.

    September 26, 2016