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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Responding to 13 Reasons Why

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You are likely aware of the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.  Adapted from the young adult fiction novel by Jay Asher, the story revolves around a senior high-school student named Hannah Baker, who dies by suicide and leaves behind a series of cassette tapes explaining her reasons for suiciding and her perspective on the […]

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