Helping Someone Thinking About Suicide

December 18, 2018

One of the greatest fears in acting to help someone that might be thinking of suicide is knowing what to say or worrying that raising the issue might put ideas in their head. Research shows that talking about suicide doesn’t increase the risk and, in fact, connecting to someone that cares can make all the difference.

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CSPS Marks First Year of Supporting People in Need Across Canada

November 30, 2018

Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS) Marks First Year of Supporting People in Need Across Canada

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Text Support Now Available

November 03, 2018

Text Support Now Available: Text 45645 4pm-midnight ET

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What Happens When You Call

September 24, 2018

Since its launch in November 2017, thousands of people across Canada have contacted the Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS). Reaching out is a critical first step for people thinking about suicide, but sometimes people feel scared and aren’t sure what will happen when they call. 

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Self Care and Hope

May 21, 2018

Karen VanderSluis, CSPS National Training and Quality Assurance Manager, reflects on the importance of self-care.

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