Resources

Workshops

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a brief training session offered by McMaster’s Student Wellness Centre for anyone wishing to develop skills and confidence to help others who may be at risk of suicide. For further information and to register, click here.

Mental Health First Aid is a basic level interactive course that teaches people with limited or no mental health knowledge how to help someone showing signs of a mental health problem or experiencing mental health crisis.  For further information and to register, click here.

Supports

Crisis Supports

Links

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Centre for Addiction & Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association

Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

McMaster Children’s Hospital (Hamilton Health Sciences)

McMaster Child and Youth Mental Health Program

McMaster University Student Wellness Centre

Mental Health Resources for McMaster Employees and Managers

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Mental Health Strategy

Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board Mental Health Services

Alternatives for Youth

Videos

Suicide Prevention Webinars by the Mental Health Commission of Canada

Suicide Prevention Videos by Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Materials

Preventing Suicide in Canada – Evidence Brief by McMaster Health Forum