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Ms. Alison Caird is President of Crisis Services Canada, Chair of Distress Centres Ontario and Executive Director of the Toronto Distress Centre. She can be reached at 416-598-0168 or Alison@torontodistresscentre.com

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Charles Laframboise is the Executive Director of the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region. He can be reached at 613.238.1089 or CLaframboise@dcottawa.on.ca

Lisa O’Blenis is the Executive Director of Chimo Helpline, New Brunswick. She can be reached at 506-450-2937 or lisa.oblenis@nb.aibn.com

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Canada Suicide Prevention Service Calls for Help Outstrip Expectations

June 30, 2018

Launched on November 28, 2017, the Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS) pilot program has been providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention support via voice, cha and text, to people in need across Canada. Despite no active promotion, the demand for help has far exceeded all expectations and CSPS is urgently calling for funding to increase capacity to meet this demand and continue providing vital support.

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High-profile suicides draw wave of attention to the issue of suicide across Canada

June 13, 2018

The sudden deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain, has brought shock and a wave of media attention to the issue of suicide across Canada.

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CATA Awards 2018

May 17, 2018

Founding and Interim CEO/CTO Roberta J. Fox Wins CATA’s Wilfred Laurier University Public Sector Leadership Award in Advanced Technology

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Roberta J. Fox selected as CATA Innovation award winner

May 15, 2018

Crisis Services Canada Founding and Interim CEO/CTO Roberta J. Fox selected as CATA Innovation award winner!

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Crisis Services Canada Launches Canada Suicide Prevention Service

November 28, 2017

Today Crisis Services Canada (CSC), a national network of local and regional crisis and distress centres, launched the new Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS).

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