This page explains why people commit suicide, the warning signs, and how to help someone you care about.
Get the straight facts and warning signs of suicide and ways you can help a friend.
This page is for people who need help right now. It contains information on what happens when you call 911, call a crisis line (like Kids Help Phone), go to emergency, or go to the hospital. It also has tips for things you can do to wait safely until help arrives.
Help Brian support his suicidal friend through this interactive cartoon.
Watch Keira's story about her experience with depression and suicide, and learn ways that you can deal with your feelings.
Read about how to deal with suicidal feelings and what you can do while you're having suicidal thoughts. Practical tips on how to tell someone that you need help and how to get help for a friend are also very useful.
Warning signs that someone close to you feels suicidal, and how you can help.
Read about the warning signs of suicide and how you can help a friend. Learn tips on positive ways you can cope with suicidal thoughts. The story of a real teen’s experience with suicide drives the information home.
Read stories from other Canadian youth who are struggling with suicide, get advice from the YLC team, and get help for a friend or family member who is at risk.
This page describes why people commit suicide, how to tell if someone is in trouble, and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
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