Suicide Awareness & Prevention/Life Promotion

International Publications

International Association for Suicide Prevention have a library of publications and resources.

World Health Organization, Preventing suicide, A global imperative, 2018. Accessed online.

National Crisis Resources

Kids Help Line, phone 1.800.688.6868, text 686868 or live chat.

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

National Resources

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

Centre for Suicide Prevention (Alberta)

Here to Help (BC)

Reason to Live, Manitoba Suicide Prevention & Support Line, phone: 1.877.435.7170

Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention

CHIMO, New Brunswick help line, phone: 1.800.667.5005 and live online chat from 5pm to 12:am

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador et al, Healthier Together, A Strategic Health Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, Accessed online.

Northwest Territories Help Line, phone: 1.800.661.0844, Facebook.

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