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    54 Resources


    Frequently asked questions about suicide.


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    Suicide stats for Canada and provinces

    Excel spreadsheet of suicide statistics for Canada nationally, as well as for the individual provinces and territories.

    October 20, 2016 Download

    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

    Help save a life!

    How to help someone who is suicidal.

    September 12, 2016

    What does successful recovery look like?

    Our latest editorial article asks "What does sucessful recovery look like?" in regards to mental illness, addiction, and suicide.

    September 10, 2016

    Physician-Assisted Death and Suicide

    What is the difference between Physician Assisted Death and Suicide?

    September 8, 2016

    Men and Suicide

    Men and Suicide: Men have the highest number of suicides. This infographic explains why this group is most at-risk of suicide.

    September 8, 2016

    Women and Suicide

    Depression is a major risk factor for suicide, and it disproportionately affects women.

    September 5, 2016

    What’s Up With Canada’s Game: Exploring Mental Illness in Hockey

    This special feature examines the growing importance of men’s mental health issues in recent National Hockey League memoirs.

    March 31, 2016

    After A Student Suicide

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

    March 1, 2016

    Suicide Attempt Survivors and the Value of Lived Experience

    This column looks at an often neglected group in the suicide prevention community—those who have attempted suicide and lived through it.

    January 16, 2016

    Mental Wellness and Suicide Prevention

    This infoExchange focuses on the importance of mental wellness in suicide prevention.

    September 10, 2015

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions about suicide.

    August 29, 2015

    First Responders & Trauma Intervention

    First Responders — Paramedics, Firefighters, Police — are at a high risk for both trauma and suicide.

    May 1, 2015

    Teen Suicide

    Suicide remains the second leading cause of death for young people in Canada.

    March 1, 2015

    Suicide, Rock Music and Moral Panics

    Does rock music (and subcultures associated with the music) incite youth to suicidal behaviours?

    February 12, 2015

    Depression and Suicide Prevention

    This toolkit focuses on the relationship between Major Depression and suicide prevention.

    January 1, 2015

    Senior’s Suicide Prevention

    Suicide Prevention Resource Toolkit focusing on Seniors and Suicide.

    December 1, 2014

    Self-harm and suicide

    This webinar discusses self-harm and suicide in students.

    November 26, 2014

    Why do people kill themselves?

    This issue examines different theorists in suicide research and how our understanding of suicidal behaviour is ever-evolving.

    November 14, 2014

    What to do after a suicide

    This webinar will walk teachers through what to do after a student in the school community has died by suicide.

    November 3, 2014

    What we wish all teachers knew about suicide

    This webinar encompasses 5 things we wish teachers knew about suicide.

    October 17, 2014

    Men and Suicide

    Suicide Prevention Resource Toolkit focusing on Men and Suicide.

    October 1, 2014

    School suicide prevention programs

    This webinar gives insight into the creation and implementation of suicide prevention programs in schools.

    September 15, 2014

    Social Connectedness and Suicide Prevention

    Social connectedness is important to suicide prevention – especially in the lives of men, who are more likely to be socially isolated than women.

    September 9, 2014

    Military Suicide Prevention

    This toolkit focuses on suicide prevention in the military.

    July 1, 2014

    Anxiety disorders, depression and suicide

    The 5 things we wish teachers knew about anxiety disorders, depression and suicide.

    May 26, 2014

    “Jumping” and Suicide Prevention

    This issue explores why people choose to die by suicide by jumping off high structures such as building and bridges.

    May 8, 2014

    Substance Use Disorder and Suicide

    The abuse of alcohol or drugs is second to depression as the most frequent risk factor for suicidal behaviour.

    May 1, 2014

    LGBT youth and suicide

    This webinar talks about LGBT youth in schools and their relationship with suicide.

    April 17, 2014