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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Native Youth Speaks on Suicide Prevention

"The Indian Health Service remains very concerned and troubled about the high number of suicides in Indian Country."


Suicide Hotlines & Crisis Centres

If you or if someone you know is feeling suicidal, there are various crisis support lines you can call for assistance.

Crisis Support Centre 24-Hour Distress Line: (780) 482-HELP (4357) *
1-800-232-7288 (Vermilion residents only)

Canadian Mental Health Association - Alberta South Region: 1-888-787-2880 (toll free)

St. Paul and District Crisis Association: 1-800-263-3045 (24 Hour Crisis Line)

Distress Centre Calgary 24 Hour Crisis Line: (403) 266-HELP (4357) *
1-800-784-2433 (Toll-free)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 *

Listing of Crisis Support Centres Acrosss Canada (Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention)

* This service also includes an online chat option


Sacred Circle 2012: Suicide Prevention

"Cynthia Patterson, coordinator of the Anglican national Suicide Prevention Program, shares her work with Sacred Circle. She encourages members to talk about this crisis in their communities."


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