Many youth suicide attempts involve over-the-counter painkillers: study – National

Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a U.S. study suggests. For the

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World Suicide Prevention Day in Vernon

The Canadian Mental Health Association hosted its third annual Be the Light event in Vernon for World Suicide Prevention Day. Jules Knox reports. Source

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Meet 5 Indigenous youth who are spreading hope in communities on World Suicide Prevention Day

Sept. 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s an important day for Indigenous youth involved with We Matter, an Indigenous youth-led non-profit organization founded by

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Vernon father advocates for suicide prevention: ‘You’re not alone out there’

A Vernon father is sharing his story ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, hoping to motivate others to seek help when they need it.

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U of T students raise concerns about mental health resources at school after suicide – Toronto

TORONTO – A recent suicide at Canada’s largest university has students sounding the alarm about what they perceive as a dearth of campus resources

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Instagram bans ‘graphic’ self-harm images after teenager’s suicide – National

Instagram has banned the circulation of graphic self-harm images, such as cutting, on its site. The change appears to be in response to accusations

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Mysterious Good Samaritan leaves handwritten suicide prevention messages on Lions Gate Bridge

Dozens of handwritten notes have appeared on the railings of the Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, offering words of encouragement, quotes and pictures intended

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Edmonton fire chief broaches suicide, PTSD at firefighter’s funeral

A young firefighter’s death last week is prompting Edmonton’s fire chief to open up the conversation about the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder among

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