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

UNDERSTANDING

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

PREVENTING

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

COPING & INTERVENING

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

GRIEVING

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

For tips on dealing with stress, click here.

Need Help?

 
If you need help immediately, visit your local emergency department or call 911.

If your school has a bench installed, you can find the Local Resources to help you here, where we can provide on-campus support services.

If you need help and you’re unsure where to start, the Provincial Resources listed on this site can help - click here to learn more.

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