World Suicide Prevention Week 2017

September 10-17, 2017 is our World Suicide Prevention Week! World Suicide Prevention Day is meant to remember those who have died by suicide, and to help increase awareness about this devastating issue. Our theme this year is Connection, which is vital to suicide prevention. Strengthening connection within ourselves, connection to others, and connection throughout our […]

World Suicide Prevention Week Roundup

Last week was an amazing success for us here at CSP; our goal with World Suicide Prevention Week was to spread as much awareness and education about suicide prevention as possible! In the Media Kevin Hines and the Frontiers at the U of C and the Frontiers Monday, September 12 we were happy to present […]

WSPD Round Up

The week of Sept. 10, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) has been busier than ever before for CSP this year! Here’s a round-up of our activities throughout the week:  Sept. 8-9 – Free WorkshopsFree Workshops hosted: Tattered Teddies – Preventing Suicide in Children, Straight Talk – Youth Suicide Prevention, and safeTALK – suicide alertness for […]

iE19: Mental Wellness and Suicide Prevention

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, and our latest issue of InfoExchange is out! The current issue of infoExchange focuses on the importance of mental wellness in suicide prevention. You can check it out here Please join the conversation and leave your comment! Click here to check out all of our World Suicide Prevention Day […]

World Suicide Prevention Day is Coming Soon!

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day! This year our theme is Passport for Living (#Passport4L). CSP’s Passport for Living illustrates healthy travelling through life. Taking care of ourselves and building personal resiliency are key to suicide prevention, and everyday activities can contribute to positive mental health! We have many exciting things going on this […]

Free Workshops!

In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, CSP will be offering three free workshops in Calgary from September 8-9, 2015! This year we’re hosting our Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention and Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children workshops, as well as LivingWorks’ safeTALK: suicide awareness for everyone workshop. Click here to register for these workshops

WSPD 2014 Lego Building Contest Submissions

Thank you to everyone who has submitted! Here are the submissions and the winners! !!WINNER!!Submitted by: Calgary ReadsDescription: Reading inspires hope. “Hope arouses like nothing else can a passion for the possible.”Our lego highlights these two key words and they lead into our reading place. (Experiences and environments that we are proto-typing in five Calgary […]

We’ve just released a new infoExchange article about Suicide and Stigma.  What do you think about the stigmatization of suicide? Click here to check out this great article and leave your comment

In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Centre for Suicide Prevention, based in Calgary, Alberta, will be hosting three FREE suicide prevention workshops, including our own Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention,  Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children workshop along with the safeTALK: suicide awareness workshop. In addition to attending our free workshops, you can […]