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Suicide ideation, attempts and deaths affect us all. Yet it is often difficult to talk about due to feelings of fear, shame and guilt. Together, we can prevent suicide.
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Suicide Awareness Days
- World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10
World Suicide Prevention Day, held annually on September 10th, is an initiative of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), and is co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO). This day provides opportunities to focus public attention on the burden and costs of suicidal behaviours, as well as to highlight diverse activities that promote understanding about suicide, and suicide prevention. For further information please refer to the The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) website.
- International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day - third Saturday in November
Every year, on the third Saturday in November, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) sponsors International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, a day that unites survivors of suicide loss across the world. At events in hundreds of cities spanning 6 continents, survivors of suicide loss gather together to remember their loved ones and offer each other support. Events aim to help survivors cope with the tragedy of losing someone to suicide.
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