Québec Suicide Prevention Week

02/02/2022 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Québec’s Suicide Prevention Week is January 30th to February 5th. In Québec, three times more people take their own lives than die in road accidents. That’s 3 suicides a day. As well, the highest suicide rates are among men between the ages […] See more

A Rescue Line

01/04/2022 Raymond Viger 0

Self-Expression Through the Arts The young person on the precipice of suicide is isolated, alone, focused on the self. Communicating with the outside world is difficult. At our community drop-in centre, we’ve created a milieu in which we can accommodate young people. They are given […] See more

Community Resources

09/04/2021 Raymond Viger 2

It’s important as a prevention worker to find out ahead of time which resources can provide services in English, as well as in cultural community languages. This is true in and out of Quebec. Not all of your clients will be fluent in English or […] See more

Living with Depression

07/23/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

Sophie is disinterested with all that surrounds her. She doesn’t want to go out with her friends. All she wants to do is sleep all day. Let’s face it, Sophie is sad. By Delphine Caubet Her doctor diagnoses her as depressed. This dynamic young woman, […] See more

Phases of the Mourning Process; Protest

06/04/2021 Raymond Viger 2

This phase can come about very quickly if the first phase (shock) is particularly long. The mourner searches for reasons why the death came about. When those answers don’t readily appear then anger, rage and resentment can ensue, not to mention shame and guilt. The […] See more