Resources

SUICIDE RESOURCES

CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIES RESOURCES

CANADA

Family Survivors of Suicide

http://www.suicideaftermath.com

McGill School of Social Work

Contact: familysurvivorsofsuicide@gmail.com

Languages: English and offered in French by request

Meetings every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Suicide Action Montreal

http://www.suicideactionmontreal.org/

Telephone: (514) 723-3594

Crisis Line: (514) 723-4000

Languages: French only

Survivors of Suicide

http://www.survivorsofsuicide.com

AMI-Quebec Alliance for the Mentally Ill

http://www.amiquebec.org

Telephone: (514) 486-1448

Toll-free: 1-877-303-0264

Languages: English and French

Kids Help Phone

http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

Telephone; (800) 668-6868

Languages: English and French

Website offers resources, helpline, on-line forums, events such as the Bell Walk for Kids Help Phone and free materials for schools.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

http://www.suicideprevention.ca

Telephone: (204) 784 4073

Services: Facilitation and development of information sharing on intervention and research; advocacy for policy development at the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Levels.

The Support Network

http://www.thesupportnetwork.com

Telephone: (780) 482-0198

Distress Line: (780) 482-4357

Languages: English

Services: The Support Network is the umbrella organization that overlooks the operations of the Crisis Support Centre, 211 Edmonton, and Volunteer Edmonton

Bereavement, education and training, crisis support

Mandate: Serving Edmonton and Northern Alberta

Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP)

http://www.suicideinfo.ca

Affiliated with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Telephone: (403) 245-3900

Services: Education; certification workshops (all ages); bereavement. North America’s largest online library of suicide resources.

Association Québécoise de Prévention du Suicide

http://www.aqps.info/

Telephone: (418) 614-5909

Crisis Line: 1 866 APPELLE (277-3553)

List of regional prevention centres

Languages: French

Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia – UQAM

www.crise.ca/index_eng.asp or www.crise.ca French


INTERNATIONAL

World Health Organization - Suicide Prevention (SUPRE)

http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/suicide/suicideprevent/en/in...

Services: Suicide workshops, conferences, production and dissemination of resources, awareness and advocacy

International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) see above

http://www.iasp.info/

IASP Central Administrative Office


Resources: Links and information on suicide, bereavement and prevention, forum for academics and professionals, task force, Annual conference and events

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide


http://www.uk-sobs.org.uk

National Helpline (UK): 0844 561 6855

University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research

http://cebmh.warne.ox.ac.uk/csr/

Telephone: +44 (0)1865 738585


UNITED STATES

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

http://www.afsp.org

Telephone: (212) 363-3500

Toll-free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)

Education, research and prevention, resource centre and survivors initiative department

Suicide Prevention Action Network

Affiliated with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

http://www.spanusa.org

Services: Support for attempters and survivors; prevention and Lifekeeper Memory Quilt Project; stories from survivors

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

http://www.suicidology.org

Telephone: (202) 237-2280

Services: Research, awareness, education and training

Suicide: Finding Hope

http://www.suicidefindinghope.com

Services: Support and links to resources, including videos and comments by survivors for survivors

Friends for Survival: 1-800-646-7322

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

National Association for Drama Therapy

http://www.nadt.org

Canadian Music Therapy Association

www.musictherapy.ca

Canadian Art Therapy Association

www.canadianarttherapy.org

American Art Therapy Association

http://www.arttherapy.org

American Dance Therapy Association

http://www.adta.org

American Music Therapy Association

http://www.musictherapy.org

European Consortium for Arts Therapies Education

http://www.ecarte.info

Art Therapy Films and Resources

www.expressivemedia.org

Music

www.jeffmaymusic.com