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    Statistics

    Alberta suicide stats by region and age

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

    July 16, 2020
    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.

    July 16, 2020
    Toolkit

    Children and Suicide

    While suicide in children is rare, if thoughts of suicide go untreated, the risk of suicide grows with age.

    July 2, 2020
    Guide

    Preventing suicide in men

    Learn about men and suicide and how to have a conversation with someone you're worried about.

    May 5, 2020
    Guide

    Community-led life promotion plans for Indigenous youth and communities

    This guide will lead you through a process of developing a life promotion plan based on a framework of life, people, strengths, activities and implementation.

    February 21, 2020
    Statistics

    Cross-Canada comparison statistics

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

    November 26, 2019
    Toolkit

    Safety plans to prevent suicide

    This toolkit will explain what a safety plan is, why it works, and how to create one together with an individual who may be at risk.

    September 9, 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