If you are thinking about suicide, or you’re worried about someone else, there is help and there is hope. Call or text 9-8-8 toll free, any time — lines are open 24/7/365. To learn more about 9-8-8 visit their website.

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Among the Population Resources, you will find resources that address suicide prevention for different groups of people. Suicide does not impact everyone the same way, so understanding suicide prevention for a specific group increases the likelihood of preventing suicide. Population Resources – Understanding Different Communities includes groups such as youth, older adults, men, first responders, LBGTQ, Indigenous people, new parents and new comers.

Click on the different boxes to access a list of up to date resources that you can read online, download or print. Resources include fact sheets, tool kits, websites, academic papers, and research. Information includes resources from organizations like the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH), the Centre for Suicide Prevention and other well respected organizations in the field of suicide prevention. You can also view videos that help you understand how to navigate the site. We are constantly updating the resources in each section so check back often for the latest information to help you understand how prevent suicide.

If you are looking for some general information on suicide prevention please go to our Community Resources page. If you are looking on how to prevent suicide in your organization such as a school or workplace please go to our Setting Resources.

If you are in an emergency situation and need to talk with someone, here is a link to a Crisis Hotline.

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