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World Suicide Prevention Day September 10: Creating Hope Through Action

Visit the International Association for Suicide Prevention World Suicide Prevention Day

This year’s theme is ‘Creating Hope through Action’, which aims to inspire confidence and light in us all. It reminds us that there is an alternative to suicide and that we can help. Our actions, no matter how big or small, may provide hope to those who are struggling. By encouraging understanding, REACHing out to help, and sharing experiences, we can help prevent suicide.

Take some time this World Suicide Prevention Day to learn how you can help:

MyHealth.Alberta.ca has many resources about suicide. You’ll find information about the warning signs of suicide, what might increase someone’s risk of suicide, and how to recognize suicidal thoughts or threats. You’ll also learn about helping someone who has thoughts of suicide, finding help for yourself, and how to support your mental health and well-being.

These resources can help you if you have thoughts of suicide, if you are trying to help a friend or family member, or if you are grieving after a suicide death. If this is an emergency, call 911 right away. You can also get help any time, day or night, from helplines and distress lines.


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Child Car Seats On the Move
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ATV Safety On the Move, Sport & Recreation
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Child Safety: Pedestrian On the Move
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School Safety: School Bus Safety On the Move
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Child Safety: Preventing Burns At Home
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Choking Prevention in Small Children At Home
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Crying, Age 3 and Younger At Home
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Child Safety: Preventing Drowning At Home
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Child Safety: Preventing Falls At Home
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Rural Safety: Farm Safety for Children At Home, At Play
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Preventing Poisoning in Young Children At Home
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Safe Sleep for Babies First Year At Home
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Swallowed Button Battery, Magnet or Object with Lead At Home
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Trampoline Safety: AHS Position Statement At Home, At Play, Sport & Recreation
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Bike and Small Wheeled Recreation (Children) At Play, Sport & Recreation
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Playground Safety At Play
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Sport and Recreation Safety (Children) At Play, Sport & Recreation
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Winter Safety On the Move, At Play
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Sport and Recreation Safety (Youth) At Play, Sport & Recreation
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Bike and Small Wheeled Recreation Safety (Youth) At Play, Sport & Recreation
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Child Safety: Take the Bike Helmet YES Test Sport & Recreation
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Winter Safety: Ice Hockey and Skating Sport & Recreation
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Winter Safety: Downhill Ski and Snowboarding Sport & Recreation
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Winter Safety: Sledding and Tobogganing Sport & Recreation
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Bullying Suicide Prevention
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Grief and Healing After Suicide Loss

Suicide Prevention
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Adult, Older Adult
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Stress Management: Stress and Youth On the Move
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Youth
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Suicide: Self-Harm and Youth Suicide Prevention
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Youth
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Warning Signs of Suicide in Children and Teens Suicide Prevention
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Child, Youth
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Youth Addiction and Mental Health - Help4Me Suicide Prevention
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Teen Drivers: Helping Your Teen Become a Safe Driver Traffic Safety
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Youth, Adult
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The Checkpoints Parent-Teen Driving Agreement Traffic Safety
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Youth, Adult
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Preventing Trips, Slips and Falls Falls Prevention
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Adult, Older Adult
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Preventing Falls in the Hospital Falls Prevention
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Adult, Older Adult
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Preventing Falls: Care Instructions Falls Prevention
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Suicide: Hope and Healing After Suicide Suicide Prevention
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Stress Management Suicide Prevention
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Suicidal Thoughts and Threats Suicide Prevention
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Suicide: The Language of Suicide Suicide Prevention
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Warning Signs of Suicide in Adults Suicide Prevention
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Bike and Small Wheeled Recreation (Overview) Sport & Recreation
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Sport and Recreation Safety: Adults Sport & Recreation
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Traffic Safety: Safety Tips for Drivers, Cyclists, and Pedestrians Traffic Safety
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Elder Abuse Family Violence
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Domestic Violence Family Violence
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Preventing Falls in Older Adults Falls Prevention
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Aging Well: Making Your Home Fall-Proof Falls Prevention
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Preventing Falls in Older Adults Who Take High-Risk Medicines Falls Prevention
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Warning Signs of Suicide in Older Adults Suicide Prevention
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Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving Traffic Safety
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Adult, Older Adult
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Healing After a Suicide Death

Suicide Prevention
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Helping Children Cope With a Suicide Death

Suicide Prevention
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After a Suicide: Everyone Grieves in Their Own Way

Suicide Prevention
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Treatment - Outpatient / Outreach Counselling
Service: Lloydminster

Family Violence
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Adult, Older Adult
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Treatment - Crisis Stabilization
Service: Central Zone

Family Violence
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Bicycle and Wheeled Safety
Service: North Zone

Traffic Safety; On the Move
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Poison & Drug Information Service (PADIS) 
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Suicide Prevention; At Home
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Adult, Older Adult
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Provincial Family Violence Treatment Program 
Service: Alberta-wide

Family Violence
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Car Seat Safety
Service: North Zone

Traffic Safety; On the Move
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Child Car Seat Education Clinics
Service: South Zone

Traffic Safety; On the Move
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Driver Evaluation and Training Service
Service: South Zone

Traffic Safety; On the Move
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Driving Evaluation Program
Service: South Zone

Traffic Safety; On the Move
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