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2016 World Suicide Prevention Day

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Join the global community in observing World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on September 10, 2016. Here’s how you can get involved locally! Attend Mysterious Barricades – a special coast-to-coast concert for suicide awareness, prevention, and hope. (Saturday September 10, 5pm to 6:30pm, UBC Old Auditorium)  www.mysteriousbarricades.org Host an awareness event or fundraiser at your place […]

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Position on Physican Assisted Death Legislation

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The Crisis Centre’s position on Physician Assisted Death follows the positioning of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention.  Please find their positioning below.  Please see our Media Centre for inquiries or requests for interviews. —– “The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) is pleased that the federal government legislation on medical assistance in dying, introduced […]

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Feedback Requested – Single Access Number!

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Currently, the Crisis Line Association of BC (CLABC) operates its crisis lines network under two names: 1-800-SUICIDE and 310-Mental Health Support (310-6789). In 2016, CLABC will operate the crisis line network under a single, easy to remember name and toll-free number that everyone in British Columbia can access for support. In preparation for this upgrade, CLABC […]

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The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation’s Journey for Life

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The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation’s Journey for Life Includes Critical Long Term Support for the Crisis Centre’s Youth Programs Ginny and Kerry Dennehy, Kelty’s parents, are devoted to sharing their experience of losing their beloved son Kelty in 2001 to help educate others in order to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of depression […]

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