Suicide Awareness & Prevention/Life Promotion
National Crisis Resources
Hope for Wellness, A First Nations and Inuit Mental Health line: phone: 1.855.242.3310 or online chat.
Crisis Services Canada 24/7 crisis support line: phone 1.833.456.4566 or text 45645.
Suicide and Crisis Hotline (Canada-wide): 1.800.448.3000
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention publish information and resources, including Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility and Talking About Suicide Makes a Difference.
Mental Health Commission of Canada have a rich library of publications, resources and toolkits on suicide prevention, including the Roots of Hope: A Community Suicide Prevention Project.
Provincial & Territory Resources
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador et al, Healthier Together, A Strategic Health Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, Accessed online.
Nova Scotia Mental Health Crisis Line, phone: 1.888.429.8167, offers 24/7 telephone and mobile response support for work, home, school, and community agencies.
Government of Nunavut et al, Inuusivut Anninaqtuq Action Plan 2017-2022 (Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy).
Building Blocks of Hope, A Suicide Prevention Strategy for Prince Edward Island, 2017, Accessed online.
Mercier, Guy and Danielle Saint-Laurant, Help for Life, Quebec’s Strategy for Preventing Suicide, 2001, Accessed online.
Sadie Penn, Shattering the Silence, Youth Suicide Prevention, TedX
Brittni Darras, The fight against teen suicide begins in the classroom, TedX
Mark Henick, Why we need to talk about suicide: TedX
Mayo Clinic Youth Suicide Prevention video
Mental Health Commission of Canada’s 308 Conversations