Thinking of suicide? Please call 1-833-456-4566, 24 hours a day 7 days a week, or visit Talk Suicide Canada.

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Suicide Prevention & Life Promotion

If you are in distress or crisis, please call The Mental Health and Addictions Line 1-833-553-6983, 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 Talk Suicide Canada. 

CMHA-PEI’s SUICIDE PREVENTION & LIFE PROMOTION 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.

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Prevention Efforts

Resources, toolkits, helplines, education, and training opportunities.

Intervention Strategies

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and other training opportunities.

Post-vention Supports

Grief supports and suicide loss information and resources.

Research & Advocacy

Information on the Suicide Prevention Strategy for the province of Prince Edward Island.

Community Events

World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10th.


Julia Ramsay

Director of Community Education and Peer Support

[email protected]

(902) 853-4180

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