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For emergencies, call 911. You can also visit our listing of provincial support groups or click on the map below to find a program near you.
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“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”
~ Robert Green Ingersoll
The Friendship Bench continues the legacy of Lucas Fiorella, and seeks to offer help and a friendly voice for those that need it.
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This year, World Suicide Prevention Day falls on Sunday, September 10. According to the WSPD website, more than 800,000 people die by suicide, and up to 25 times as many make a suicide attempt, each year. According to statistics provided by the Canadian Association...read more
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The Lucas Fiorella Friendship Bench is pleased to announce a partnership with the Ontario College Student Alliance (CSA) to promote improved mental health among Ontario’s college students. The CSA is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that works collaboratively...read more