FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2021
‘Supporting Children and Youth to Grieve After Suicide Loss’ New Resource Kit to be Launched on World Suicide Prevention Day
Charlottetown, PEI – September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) in Canada and around the world. It’s a day to come together, offer comfort and support to those impacted by suicide, and to highlight important work that contributes to suicidesafer communities in PEI.
To mark this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 (WSPD), the Canadian Mental Health Association/PEI Division (CMHA/PEI) is introducing a new resource kit entitled, Supporting Children and Youth to Grieve After Suicide Loss. As the name suggests, the kit is designed to help guide and support parents and caregivers to have important conversations about suicide loss with children and youth who have experienced the death of a loved one to suicide. […] Read More
A Live Zoom Event; Supporting Children and Youth to Grieve After Suicide Loss, will be hosted on September 10, 2021, at 12 pm. The event will feature our Suicide Prevention and Life Promotion Manager Pat Doyle, along with one of our Suicide Prevention and Life Promotion Committee Members, Jocelyne Ludgate. They will provide an overview of the kit, and discuss more available resources surrounding this topic. To register for the event, please see the attached registration form. Due to the topics that will be discussed during this event, we encourage only those 18 years or older to participate.