CASP is a member or partner in the following groups:
The National Collaborative for Suicide Prevention (“The Collaborative”) is a pan-Canadian collective of organizations that provide leadership, resources and information sharing for suicide prevention, intervention and postvention initiatives. The Collaborative was formed in June 2012, with a meeting initiated by CASP and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). Members of the Collaborative promote mental health, build resiliency, foster hope and work to reduce the impact of suicide on all Canadians; and, collectively, have goals to achieve a national strategy for suicide prevention, increase collaboration within the sector, and be a national voice for suicide prevention advocacy.
CASP is a member of CAMIMH. The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is the national voice for mental health in Canada. Established in 1998, CAMIMH is a member-driven alliance of 16 mental health groups comprised of health care providers and organizations that represent people with mental illness, their families and caregivers.
CASP is a member of IASP. The International Association for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to preventing suicide and suicidal behaviour and to alleviate its effects. IASP leads the global role in suicide prevention by strategically developing an effective forum that is proactive in creating strong collaborative partnerships and promoting evidence-based action in order to reduce the incidence of suicide and suicidal behaviour.