Search Resources (English): Suicide

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World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2004: Inuit Backgrounder

Provides statistical data on suicide in Inuit communities, as well as information on national and regional initiatives on suicide prevention. Link requires Microsoft Word.

Published: 2004
Suicide among women: a critical review

Reviews the current literature regarding risk factors for suicide among women. Addresses the theories regarding risk and protective factors for women. Integrates the findings into a practical assessment of women’s risk of suicide in clinical settings.

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Published: 2004
Suicide: following the warning signs

Provides facts on suicide and lists possible warning signs. Suggests ways you can help someone with suicidal thoughts. Includes a listing of crisis lines across BC.

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Published: 2003
Relation of addiction to suidice in Aboriginal women
Examines why Aboriginal women are a high-risk group for suicide, especially when addictions are also present. Suggests healing approaches in a hitherto neglected area of study-the health of Aboriginal women.
Published: 1995
Acting on what we know: preventing youth suicide in First Nations
Provides an examination of issues surrounding youth suicide, from basic suicide data to specific factors affecting First Nations, and based on this, presents recommendations for action. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The human face of mental health and mental illness in Canada 2006
Provides information on various mental health conditions, including statistical data. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Don't tell me to take a hot bath: resource manual for crisis workers
Written for suicide crisis workers and based on the results of the research that was part of DAWN Canada's Safety Network: Suicide and Abuse Project. Intended to help understand what it is like to have a disability and looks at some of the issues that contribute to the feelings of hopelessness that bring women to the point of seeing death as a better option to living.
Published: 1995
Reaching out to prevent suicide can save lives
Discusses who is most at risk for suicide, examines myths and facts about youth suicide, lists warning signs, provides facts and statistics, and offers advice to parents. (See Details)
Published: 2003