A Guide for People and Families Struggling with Suicide

If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts and/or behaviours, you may feel like you need additional support or resources. That’s why, in partnership with experts and affected families, St. Joe’s developed the guide below.   DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE HERE:   A Guide for People and Families Struggling with Suicide  What’s in the guide? The guide includes practical strategies to reduce suicide risk while at home including a safety plan template, and information on why people struggle with

Be Safe for HAMILTON

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Be Safe is a free mobile app that offers information and links to mental health, addiction and suicide prevention resources in Hamilton.

Be Safe is unique because it was developed in full partnership with both youth and professionals. It is a systems navigation tool that helps people find help when they need it, and supports them through the process of reaching out when life feels overwhelming.

By using information from a vast network of partners, Be Safe makes the process of finding the right help quick and easy.

Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training – May 28th

This new seminar has been developed in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the American Association of Suicidology (AAS).  It is designed specifically for mental health professionals who provide grief therapy or counselling to suicide loss survivors.

The training focuses on individual therapy, and includes information about suicide bereavement, the tasks of loss integration for survivors, and discussion of case examples and specific techniques that may be helpful in working with survivors.

For more information and to register