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The Coordinated Suicide Prevention Program is a designated charity funded through the Simon Poultney Foundation. Help us continue our work with suicide awareness.
FOR IMMEDIATE SUPPORT
If you or someone you know is in immediate harm.
Distress Line 1-780-482-4357
The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Across the Life Span
The rates for suicide are three times higher for men.
Suicide is the 9th leading cause of death in Canada but for youth and young adults it is the 2nd leading cause of death.
60% of people won’t seek help for a mental illness.
For every suicide 15 to 30 people are impacted and that number can climb higher than 135 people.
90% of suicides are related to mental illness.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Coordinated Suicide Prevention Program participates in events that promote awareness for suicide such as The Darkness Into Light Walk, The Rotary Run for Life, Mental Health Week, and Survivors of Suicide Day.
Here is what we are working towards.
Our work would not be possible without the generosity of our partners.
We offer programs to prepare participants for life’s challenges.
Here are some tools we offer.