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    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 10, 2021

    Alberta suicide stats by region and age

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

    July 14, 2021

    Together to Live website

    Together to Live is a step by step guide to creating a community suicide prevention plan.

    July 5, 2021

    Indigenous people, trauma, and suicide prevention

    Intergenerational trauma is one of the primary colonial effects contributing to suicide among Indigenous people today, however, there are many aspects of Indigenous culture that contribute to resilience against suicide.

    June 20, 2021
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    The accuracy and reliability of suicide statistics: Why it matters

    This editorial piece explores suicide statistics: inaccuracy, underreporting, why accuracy is so important, and what can be done to improve it.

    May 27, 2021

    Guidelines for sharing experiences with suicide

    This guide will provide suggestions and considerations for those impacted by suicide who would like to publicly share their experiences.

    November 18, 2020

    Buddy Up campaign

    Buddy Up is a men’s suicide prevention communications campaign: a call to action to men, by men.

    November 2, 2020

    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