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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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 & 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.

PROGRAM CONTACT:

Pat Doyle

Manager, Suicide Prevention and Life Promotion

[email protected]

(902) 628-3669