Toward an open, constructive discussion of community-based suicide prevention Responding to a critique of safeTALK firstname.lastname@example.org The upcoming release of the revised safeTALK program, in its 10th anniversary year, speaks volumes about how well this program has been received. However, an article by Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues, recently published online in the Canadian Journal […]Continue readingResponse to a Critique of safeTALK
The Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities (ASI) is having a fundraiser with Indigo Books at the Chapters Store at MicMac Mall, August 2nd, 6-9 PM. Come out and support ASI while shopping for your mid-summer reads! The ASI 2016 event on August 16-18 is on Child and Youth Mental Health. For details, […]Continue readingASI 2016
The CMHA NS CAST Program would like to cast a suicide prevention net over Nova Scotia with the CAN campaign, covering the time between World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10th, 2016), Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 3rd – 9th, 2016), World Mental Health Day (October 10th, 2016) & Internal National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day […]Continue readingCMHA NS CAST Program presents the Cast A Net (CAN) Campaign!
ASI 2016 will encourage regional collaboration between policy makers, practitioners, educators, researchers, parents/caregivers, youth, community members and supporters. We aim to collectively gain in-depth insight into youth mental health issues in our region and to collaboratively construct strategies to promote positive mental health in schools and communities. Here are some of our presenters. Stay tuned […]Continue readingEarly Bird discount extended; Presenters at ASI 2016
Please read the attached joint statement from CMHA National and CASP National (Communities Addressing Suicide) calling for a greater focus on suicide prevention in our communities. Joint Statement http://cast-cmhans.com/news/ Continue readingJoint CMHA & CASP Response – Woodstock and Suicide Prevention in Canada
Who is this survey for? This survey is for members of the public with lived experience, family members and caregivers, and individuals and organizations who have an interest in, or work in, the field of mental health and or addictions in Nova Scotia. Why is this survey being conducted? This survey is one component of the evaluation of Nova Scotia’s Mental Health and […]Continue readingTogether We Can Strategy Evaluation Survey