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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 […]

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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 1pm Location: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, Robson Street View our art installation of 500 pairs of shoes representing the number of British Columbians who die by suicide each year and meet organizations who are working […]

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Collecting Old Shoes for a Suicide Prevention Art Exhibit!

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We are collecting 500 pairs of shoes for a temporary art installation for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th.  500 signifies the approximate number of British Columbians who die by suicide each year. If you have some old pairs lying around your home, we could use them (any style, any size, any condition)!  You […]

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Next Suicide Grief Support Group in September

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The BC Bereavement Helpline and the Crisis Centre are hosting a grief support group for those who have been bereaved by suicide. Being with others who have experienced a similar loss has proven to break isolation and create long-term networks of support. Suicide loss can be a unique and complicated grief.  Jude Platzer, one of […]

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Suicide Prevention Barriers on Lower Mainland Bridges

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 13, 2017 – Vancouver, BC The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC, accredited by the American Association of Suicidology, continues to support the installation of suicide prevention barriers on the Burrard, Granville, Ironworkers, Lions Gate and Pattullo bridges as recommended in the  BC Coroner’s Service recommendation in 2008.  […]

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