The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) provides information and resources to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.

 Approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide today in Canada. Awareness is essential to changing this behaviour. Understand why people consider suicide and attempt to take their own lives.Read more
Suicide is preventable. Many factors and circumstances can contribute to someone’s decision to end his or her life. Find out how to recognize the warning signs and learn the importance of talking about suicide.Read more
Are you having thoughts of suicide? Do you know someone who has experienced suicidal thinking? Help save lives. Our guide to early responders shares tools to assist you in intervening when someone is at risk.Read more
If someone you know has died by suicide, you are not alone. The fact that someone died by suicide does not diminish our right and need to celebrate their lives and accomplishments. We’re here to support bereaved survivors in the process of healing.Read more
Suicide is a serious public health issue that affects us all. Help us raise awareness and reduce the number of suicides by educating the public and changing the way people think and talk about suicide.Read more

Recent News & Events

  • World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
“One World Connected” is the theme that the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) chose for this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). Bringing this theme home, the Canadian Association for […]

  • 308 Conversations

308 Conversations

What is #308conversations?
#308conversations is a grassroots campaign spearheaded by the Mental Health Commission of Canada that invites each of Canada’s 308 Members of Parliament (MPs) to lead a conversation in their ridings about suicide […]