Suicide prevention

Suicide, prevention, risk factors, and what we're doing to help. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, support is available 24/7 by calling Talk Suicide Canada (1-833-456-4566) or, for residents of Quebec, 1 866 APPELLE (1-866-277-3553).

Services and information

About suicide

Defining suicide, suicide-related behaviours, how to talk safely about suicide

Preventing suicide

Resources to help with suicide crisis, prevention

Suicide in Canada

Impact, populations at high risk, rates

Risks and prevention

Factors associated with suicide and its prevention

What we’re doing to help prevent suicide

Activities that improve mental health and prevent suicide, Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention

Mental health services

Support for those in crisis, including Indigenous peoples, veterans, Canadian Armed Forces members and federal employees

What we are doing

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