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    Aiming for Perfection: The Zero Suicide Movement

    By improving patient care and changing attitudes about suicide, the Zero Suicide Initiative strives to eliminate suicide completely.

    September 11, 2017
    Statistics

    Alberta suicide stats by region and age

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

    August 24, 2017
    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 23, 2017
    Article

    An open letter to my fellow “southern” Canadians

    In honour of National Aboriginal Day we've written an open letter to our fellow southern Canadians about Inuit, who have some of the highest suicide rates in the world.

    June 21, 2017
    Toolkit

    The workplace and suicide prevention

    This resource toolkit is a collection of facts, figures & best preventative practices regarding suicide in the workplace.

    May 23, 2017
    Toolkit

    Trauma and suicide in Indigenous people

    Trauma is very common among people in Canada, and the Indigenous people in Canada (First Nations, Metis and the Inuit) have nearly 4 times the risk of severe trauma than the non-Indigenous population.

    April 27, 2017
    Guide

    Thirteen Reasons Why Lesson Plan

    This 4-lesson plan set is for Health and Life Skills teachers teaching about suicide prevention.

    April 21, 2017
    Toolkit

    Trauma and suicide in children

    Unresolved trauma in childhood is linked to an increased risk of suicide ideation and if unaddressed, can escalate with age.

    March 20, 2017
    Toolkit

    Trauma and Suicide

    This toolkit deals with trauma and suicide: trauma places us at higher risk for mental health issues, and also at a greater risk for suicide.

    February 6, 2017
    Guide

    Youth at Risk

    Information for teens about what to do if someone you know is suicidal, or if you yourself are suicidal. Help is always available!

    December 23, 2016