September 10 is World Suicide Awareness Day

Each year, 3,900 Canadians end their lives by suicide

For each suicide attempt or death by suicide, up to ten individuals are affected

Island Community Mental Health is joining with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and local service providers to start a public conversation about suicide and suicide prevention.

Learn more about suicide and preventing it here

Add your message of hope to the Mental Health Commission of Canada conversation wall here

If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Vancouver Island Crisis Line here