September 10-17, 2017 was World Suicide Prevention Week! Our theme was Connection.
Here’s a roundup of our activities last week:
Sunday, September 10
Mysterious Barricades Concert
University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre
Mara Grunau, Executive Director, spoke at the Calgary concert at the University of Calgary which was one of several happening all across the country. From dawn til dusk on World Suicide Prevention Day, there was a continuous livestream of concerts across Canada to commemorate the day.
Music is a force of life… it can bring healing, encouragement and comfort… and empower us to embrace adversity”
Monday, September 11
We were happy to be able to offer our four free workshops this week: safeTALK: suicide alertness for everyone, Straight Talk: Preventing suicide in youth, Tattered Teddies: Preventing suicide in children, and Suicide to Hope: Recovery and growth
Wednesday, September 13, 2017