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    Frequently asked questions about suicide.

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    Statistics

    Cross-Canada comparison statistics

    Excel spreadsheet of suicide statistics for Canada nationally and for provinces and territories. Suicide data is subject to change.

    August 1, 2019
    Statistics

    Suicide stats for Canada, provinces and territories

    Excel spreadsheet of suicide statistics for Canada nationally and for provinces and territories. Suicide data is subject to change.

    August 1, 2019
    Fact Sheet

    Older adults and suicide

    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.

    May 6, 2019
    Fact Sheet

    Sexual minorities and suicide

    Many LGB people have thought about or attempted suicide, and previous behaviours such as these are the most reliable indicators of future suicide risk.

    May 6, 2019
    Fact Sheet

    Transgender people and suicide

    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 fran├žais.

    May 6, 2019
    Toolkit

    After a student suicide

    This toolkit provides practical information to schools after a student has died by suicide.

    April 10, 2019
    Toolkit

    Transgender people and suicide

    Transgender people have significantly higher instances of mental illness than the general population. They are also at a greater risk for suicide.

    January 21, 2019
    Statistics

    Alberta suicide stats by region and age

    An excel spreadsheet of Alberta's provincial suicide statistics broken down by region and age.

    January 17, 2019
    Infographic

    Physician-Assisted Death/MAID and Suicide

    What is the difference between Medical Assistance in Dying and Suicide?

    December 7, 2018
    Editorial
    Editorials are open for discussion.

    A Caring Conversation: What Suicide Prevention Can Look Like

    In this editorial article, we explore the significant impact a simple caring conversation can have on a person considering suicide.

    September 10, 2018