13-29 Annex B Appendix 2 - ​Procedures in Case of an Attempted Suicide

Cadet Administrative and Training Orders (CATOs)

Attempted suicide by a cadet, a volunteer or an adult supervisor during activities defined as cadet duty.

Step 1:

  1. Ensure that first aid is administered and informed the authorities immediately:
    (a)  Administer first aid;
    (b)  Call for medical assistance;
    (c)  Call the police (military police if on a base or at an armoury) (see Note 1).
  2. Call the parents/guardians or family.  An adult supervisor must stay with the person until s/he is taken charge of by a parent or the family.

Step 2:

  1. Assemble staff and cadets to reassure them if required.
  2. Coordinate a meeting with a specialist as soon as possible (24 hours maximum.) so that staff and cadets can meet with him/her if required.
  3. Notify parents/guardians of the meeting with the specialist.
  4. Fill out CF-98 (military personnel) or DND 2299 (cadet and/or CI) and inform the Detachment/ Region within 24 hours after the incident (see Note 1).

Note 1

If the civilian police is called, the Detachment/Region will require the following information in order to inform the military police:  police officer’s name, police force and incident number.​

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