Month: March 2019

Suicide Postvention Planning in Ottawa

Benjamin Leikin of Ottawa Public Health discusses contagion, clusters and suicide postvention in order to support planning around postvention in Ottawa. Currently Ottawa is distributing a survey to organizations working with youth aged 9-25 in order to support planning. Please contact Andrea Poncia at aponcia@ysb.ca if you want to learn more.

Accredited training helps doctors better identify and prevent suicide

The training equips physicians with the tools they need to better identify and prevent suicide among their patients while recognizing the challenging conditions they face, often run off their feet and seeing very ill patients in tight, 15-minute time slots. The training covers how to broach the question of suicide with patients, how to create …

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13 Reasons Why, Discussion Points

Prepared by the Community Suicide Prevention Network Up-dated: April 26th The Community Suicide Prevention Network of Ottawa is aware that many of you, your friends and your kids may be watching the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why. Television can be an excellent springboard for discussion – which is what this series is doing, however much of the material …

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