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    Does Canada need a national suicide prevention strategy?

    This editorial column outlines the importance of a national strategy for suicide prevention, how it could potentially be implemented, and why a framework is not enough.

    December 5, 2016
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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
    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
    FAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions about suicide.

    August 29, 2015
    Fact Sheet

    Injury prevention and suicide

    Intentional injuries differ from unintentional injuries: intentional injuries are intended to cause harm & are directly linked to mental health issues. Disponible en français.

    November 18, 2017
    Fact Sheet

    Bullying and suicide

    Bullying is related to negative psychological, emotional and behavioural outcomes. Bullying is also linked to several precursors to thoughts of suicide. Disponible en français.

    November 18, 2017
    Fact Sheet

    Trauma and suicide

    Trauma-informed care is holistic and can both prevent the individual from experiencing further trauma as well as help them recover from previous experiences. Disponible en français.

    November 18, 2017
    Guide

    Help save a life!

    How to help someone who is suicidal.

    September 12, 2016
    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