Suicide is a major public health crisis. It may come as a surprise that suicide is one of the biggest preventable killers in Canada.
Stay tuned for a Fact Sheet expanding on public health promotion and suicide prevention later this year! In the meantime, learn some ways public health policy can reduce suicide with our Does Canada need a suicide prevention strategy? article.
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