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Crisis Centre donates 550 pairs of shoes to local non-profits

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The Crisis Centre was able to donate more than 550 pairs of shoes to 6 local non-profits following the art installation at the World Suicide Prevention Day event on September 8th. A large thank you to all of the individuals who donated shoes for this dual purpose!

September Half-Day Trainings by Donation!

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In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, all our half-day training sessions offered at the Centre in September are by donation. safeTALK – Wednesday September 13th & Friday September 29th Tools for Self-Care & Resiliency – Friday September 22nd Skillfully Responding to Distress – Friday September 29th ASIST Tune-Up – Wednesday September 20th View descriptions of the […]

New Online Suicide Prevention Module for Family Physicians

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) released a new online suicide prevention module for family physicians certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Led by mdBriefCase with sponsorship from the MHCC and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, the module seeks to provide family physicians with the tools they need to address […]

World Suicide Prevention Day at the Vancouver Art Gallery

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Join us at the Vancouver Art Gallery to celebrate World Suicide Prevention Day! Date: Friday September 8 Time: 12pm to 1:30pm Location: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, Robson Street View our art installation of 500 pairs of shoes representing the average number of British Columbians who die by suicide each year and meet organizations who are […]

Collecting Old Shoes for a Suicide Prevention Art Exhibit!

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We collected 500 pairs of shoes for a temporary art installation for World Suicide Prevention Day.  500 signifies the approximate number of British Columbians who die by suicide each year.  Shoes in good condition will be donated to local non-profits after the art installation. The art installation will be done on Friday September 8 at […]