Are you or someone you know suicidal? The following links can give you tips and advice for helping someone who is suicidal (including yourself). If you need the number of a crisis centre in your area, you can check out this link for listings. Crisis Centres
Helping Someone Who May Be Suicidal
When You Fear Someone May Take Their Life
Provided by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention in Alberta
Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) Suicide
Did you know? CSP offers Aboriginal-specific training with our River of Life Online Program (Nation-wide) and our River of Life Workshop (Alberta only)
Youth Suicide Prevention
Sponsored by the RCMP, this website offers youth information on health & becoming involved in the community.
- The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources.
- Depression in Teenagers
A resource to help young people recognize and respond to the symptoms of depression.
- Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is Canada's only toll-free, national telephone counseling service for children and youth.
- It's OK to be Blue
This website has been created as a media/portal where youth and parents can learn about the challenges surrounding mental health issues.
- Mind Your Mind
This is a place for youth and emerging adults to access info, resources and tools during tough times.
- Reach Out!
This site provides young people with the information, help, support, advice, and connections they need to manage mental health difficulties.
- Youth Suicide Prevention
Resources and information for adults, youth and friends of youth.
- More than Sad
This site is part of a program that provides education about factors that put youth at risk of suicide.
Did you know? Straight Talk is a workshop provided by CSP solely to educate caregivers on youth suicide prevention. Click here for more info
Associations You Can Join
- American Association of Suicidology (AAS)
The goal of AAS is to understand and prevent suicide.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
AFSP is dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, and advocacy, and reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.
- Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP / ACPS)
CASP's purpose is to reduce the suicide rate and minimize harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.
- The European Network for Suicidology (ENS)
The ENS offers members several services related to suicide prevention in Europe
- International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
IASP is dedicated to preventing suicidal behaviour, alleviating its effects and providing a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.
- Ontario Association of Suicide Prevention (OASP)
OASP is a provincial body that links communities, organizations, and individuals in Ontario by supporting, advocating for and encouraging the development of suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention activities.
Mental Health & Depression
Survivors of Suicide Links
Violence and Injury Prevention Links
Health Promotion Links