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Gender is one of many contributing factors in suicide. While women more frequently attempt suicide, men die by suicide more often, accounting for 75% of suicide deaths in Canada each year….

The Skills for Safer Living program is an intervention for people who experience persistent suicide ideation and behaviours. Skills for Safer Living seeks to equip participants with the skills and…

Children with a broad range of coping skills overcome challenging situations more easily and experience less emotional distress. The webinar described two universal school-based mental health promotion programs. “Zippy’s Friends,”…

Although suicide is preventable, rates in Canada have remained relatively stable over the last two decades. The assessment of suicide risk by clinicians and mental health professionals plays a key…

With Kids Help Phone’s suicide-related contacts more than doubling in the last 5 years, suicide prevention and life promotion have become increasingly important to its work. This webinar discussed how…

While alcohol use is linked to as many as one-third of suicide deaths, this connection is rarely discussed. In this webinar, Drs. Norman Giesbrecht, Heather Orpana, Sarah Konefal, and Robert…

*Please note, some terms used at the start of the webinar are not considered safe language when it comes to talking about suicide. We apologize for the use of these…

Description: Join the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for a webinar with Dr. Sylvanne Daniels of The Douglas Research Centre as…

Description: Join Jodie Golden from the Public Health Agency of Canada and Dr. Jijian Voronka from the University of Windsor to learn how to safely talk about suicide and mental…

Description: Join Dr. Yvonne Bergmans from the Arthur Sommer Rotenberg Suicide and Depression Studies Program to learn about safety planning and how it relates to suicide prevention. Dr. Bergmans will…

Description: Suicide prevention is everyone’s business. Preventing a death by suicide does not always need an expert; it is something we all can do. We can all learn skills to…

Description: This French webinar allows participants to learn about the implementation of good practices in suicide prevention in Quebec: an innovative project. Dr. Julie Lane will touch on the suicide…

Description: Recovery becomes possible through a culture of hope. People who benefit from this culture are also responsible for maintaining it, namely people with mental health problems, service providers along…

Description: Join Dr. Robyn McQuaid from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) to learn about CCSA’s recent report, titled Substance Use and Suicide among Youth: Prevention and Intervention Strategies….

Description: Every employee can promote mental health and help prevent suicide. Simple steps such as stress management or depression screening help employees maintain their own mental health. They can also…

Description: According to the Canadian Community Health Survey (2012), 10% of Canadians have reported mental health problems or substance dependence in the last 12 months. However, individuals who accessed distress…

Description: This informative 30-minute webinar provided an overview of what the MHCC is doing to prevent suicide, and explained what #308conversations is all about. At a glance, #308conversations is a…

Description: Communities Addressing Suicide Together (CAST) was founded in 2006 in Nova Scotia to enact the Framework to Address Suicide in NS. Recognizing suicide as a public health issue, the CAST…

Psychological trauma is an almost universal experience. It is part of being human. The impact of trauma can be felt throughout an individual’s life in areas that can seem far…