COAST Halton 1-877-825-9011
If someone is in immediate crisis or emergency call 911 or if in crisis and needing support contact COAST Halton in the Halton area.
CMHA is a nation-wide, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness
CMHA Ontario develops and provides public policy advice that promotes mental health and improves the lives of people living with mental illness.
CSP offers community workshops and online courses. It has the largest English language library dedicated to the collection and dissemination of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention resources.
An online Aboriginal youth suicide prevention training program that enables community members to recognize and enhance the protective factors within the community while mitigating the risk of suicide. This interactive and structured learning experience will equip community members with the skills necessary to implement and mobilize communities in a collective effort to prevent Aboriginal youth suicide.
National charitable organization that provides online counselling, support to survivors of suicide, school and community programs, speakers bureau.
OASP’s resource page has links to local support groups for survivors of suicide, crisis services, and distress lines advocacy, policy
Founded by the late Professor Erwin Ringel and Dr. Norman Farberow in 1960, IASP now includes professionals and volunteers from more than fifty different countries. IASP is a Non-Governmental Organization in official relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) concerned with suicide prevention.
A research project studying people’s stories of attempted suicide who now want to go on living, in order to develop better ways to help. Read stories from individuals who have attempted or seriously contemplated suicide, or submit your story to the project anonymously.
Provides drop-in peer support groups, recovery programs, family and youth clinical support, early intervention programs, and online wellness & recovery tools.
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) was incorporated in 1985 by a group of professionals who saw the need to provide information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicidal behaviour.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada's mission is to promote mental health in Canada, and work with stakeholders to change the attitudes of Canadians toward mental health problems, and to improve services and support.
CAMH is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.
Here is a new CAMH resource guide for individuals who have lost someone to suicide:
The Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton is a charitable non-profit organization of professionals and individuals from the community who are interested in suicide prevention and its related issues. We work together to promote awareness and to create change through leadership, advocacy, and education.
A place for youth and emerging adults to access tools, resources and info during tough times.
Knowledge mobilization and engagement project aimed at developing tools and resources to help young adults make informed decisions about their mental health and treatment options.
Provides professional phone & web-based counselling to kids and teens 20 and under.
The mission of The Jack Project is to support youth as they transition from late high school into their years of college, university or independent living, helping them to achieve and sustain their optimal mental health.
Resources for Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention.
A training program that teaches people the signs and symptoms of various mental health problems, how to provide initial help, and how to guide someone to appropriate help.
Download (for free) or order a copy of a “When Something’s Wrong” handbook to learn how to recognize and deal mood, thinking and behaviour problems in young people.
The Next Day is a print graphic novella and separate online interactive animated documentary, constructed from interviews with people who have attempted suicide. The book is available in stores and online now. The interactive documentary, which was co-produced with the National Film Board of Canada & TVO, can be viewed at nfb.ca/thenextday or tvo.org/thenextday.