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DENNISON_Three years later/ Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word” Three years later: Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word”
By Britney Dennison

We need to talk about male suicide

Political scientist Shannon Sampert says not enough is being done to help the group of Canadians who are most likely to die by suicide — men, especially those who are middle-aged.

Funding community-based programs can reduce male suicide

The suicide rate for men in Canada is three to four times higher than women.

This rate increases even more in certain subgroups such as gay men, indigenous men or veterans.

Funding community-based programs can help reduce male suicide
By John Oliffe and Britney Dennison

Jason was in Grade 5 when he started having feelings for other boys. Because of those feelings he was called names, beaten up in school and even sexually assaulted. Since high school, Jason has been diagnosed with depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. He has also survived a suicide attempt.