TALKING ABOUT IT

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Purpose

Purpose:

Linking communities to suicide awareness initiatives

Vision:

Communities are engaged in an open dialogue about suicide

Values:

Courage. Respect. Hope

Our Goals

To prevent suicide and suicidal behaviour by:

  • Increasing awareness of suicide and of the social, political and economic conditions that promote hope, resiliency and a reason for living.
  • Advocating and supporting the development of research, resources and effective approaches to suicide prevention.
  • Co-coordinating individuals, organizations and communities interested in suicide prevention.
  • Communicating with all levels of government and community stakeholders for the implementation of effective suicide prevention strategies.
  • Mobilizing public opinion and decision makers to confront the gravity of the problem.