• Learning the facts about suicide.
  • Learning to identify the warning signs.
  • Learning to identify those at risk of committing suicide.

  • Organizational skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Logical thinking.

  • In Quebec, we have one of the highest suicide rates in North America. Many researchers agree that suicide prevention is a worthy tool against this societal problem.  Every year, the second week of February is set aside as suicide prevention week to educate families, educators, health care workers and police. You may want to join their efforts in organizing a suicide awareness or a suicide prevention campaign in your school or community.

  • There are many Canadian and Quebec based organizations that offer support for people with suicide related issues. Two examples are: CASP and  Suicide Action Montreal

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  • Suicide and Suicide Prevention.
  • Do a search for suicide in The Canadian Health Network website to get some great resources.
  • A research group consisting of visual artists, dancers and musicians organized a performance and exhibition, for the press, entitled Interview with the Dark Thoughts during suicide prevention week in February 2002. Some of their works can be seen here.