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    Frequently asked questions about suicide.


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    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

    After a student suicide

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

    April 10, 2019

    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

    Physician-Assisted Death/MAID and Suicide

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

    December 7, 2018
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    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

    You can help someone who is thinking about suicide

    Anyone can have thoughts of suicide and anyone can help someone considering suicide. Learn how to help. Disponible en fran├žais.

    September 10, 2018

    Sexual minorities and suicide prevention

    Lesbian, gay and bisexual people are at a higher risk for suicide than heterosexual people. This is because they face unique stressors, including stress from being part of a minority group.

    September 1, 2018

    Suicide myths and facts

    In this video, we debunk some common myths about suicide in an effort to educate and reduce stigma!

    June 7, 2018

    Suicide prevention in the workplace

    The Mental Health Commission of Canada hosted this webinar presented by the Centre for Suicide Prevention about suicide prevention in the workplace.

    December 15, 2017