If you are in distress or crisis, please call The Island Helpline toll free, 24/7 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Help is also available nationwide by calling the Canadian Suicide Prevention Service toll-free at 1-833-456-4566, by texting 45645 or by chatting online with Crisis Service Canada.
CMHA-PEI’s SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM coordinates a variety of suicide prevention, intervention and post-vention (aftercare) strategies with the goal of reducing the incidence of suicide and lessening the impacts of suicidal behaviour on PEI. Our strategies also work to strengthen community supports and enhance resiliency, while contributing to suicide-safer communities throughout PEI.
Please click on the following headings for more information:
Resouces, toolkits, helplines, education and training opportunities.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and other training opportunities.
Grief supports and suicide loss information and resources.
Information on the Suicide Prevention Strategy for the province of Prince Edward Island.
World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10th.
Pat Doyle, Suicide Prevention Coordinator