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

World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

Today in Canada…

  • 11 people will end their lives by suicide.
  • 210 others will attempt to end their lives.
  • 77-110 people will become newly bereaved by suicide.

On September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) we are calling on all Canadians to “reach out” and join us in not only reducing this number but making suicide a thing of the past.

Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives Across Canada.

Let your friends, family and colleagues know how you plan to “reach out” by sharing on social media and tagging your post with #WSPD2015.

Download this form, print and get involved. With increased awareness, collaboration, access to improved support and resources we can save lives across Canada.

World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD2015 Social Media Poster – English
World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD2015 Social Media Poster – French

 

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Today in Canada …
11 people will end their lives by suicide.
210 others will attempt to end their lives.
77-110 people will become newly bereaved by suicide.
 On September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) we are […]

  • Quote from Renee CASP

Suicide Prevention

The article that appeared in the  Star last week discusses a new app and blood test that can predict suicide risk with startling accuracy.
CASP would like to remind our readers that suicide is a […]