Family Survivors of Suicide

McGill School of Social Work


Languages: English and offered in French by request

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

Suicide Action Montreal

Telephone: (514) 723-3594

Crisis Line: (514) 723-4000

Languages: French only

Survivors of Suicide

AMI-Quebec Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Telephone: (514) 486-1448

Toll-free: 1-877-303-0264

Languages: English and French

Kids Help Phone

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

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

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)

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

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 or French


World Health Organization - Suicide Prevention (SUPRE)

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

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

National Helpline (UK): 0844 561 6855

University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research

Telephone: +44 (0)1865 738585


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

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

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

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

Telephone: (202) 237-2280

Services: Research, awareness, education and training

Suicide: Finding Hope

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

Canadian Music Therapy Association

Canadian Art Therapy Association

American Art Therapy Association

American Dance Therapy Association

American Music Therapy Association

European Consortium for Arts Therapies Education

Art Therapy Films and Resources