Tag Archives: suicide

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
DENNISON_Three years later/ Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word” Trois ans plus tard : Robin Williams et la couverture sur l’acte que l’on tait
Par Britney Dennison
Men's Sheds help build longer, happier lives Men’s Sheds help build longer, happier lives
By Shannon Sampert

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.

Men's Sheds help build longer, happier lives Les Hommes en action, pour une vie plus longue et plus heureuse
By Shannon Sampert
Public health ignores mens suicide Public health ignores men’s suicide
By Shannon Sampert

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.

Public health ignores mens suicide Le suicide chez les hommes, un aspect ignoré par la santé publique
Par Shannon Sampert
Funding community-based programs can help reduce male suicide Funding community-based programs can help reduce male suicide
By John Oliffe

Art creates a space for men to open up about mental illness and suicide. The process of creation can be therapeutic, and the product facilitates dialogue so others who are similarly challenged can speak out or seek help.

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

People are more likely to engage and participate in outreach programs and projects for mental health that are held in alternative spaces — by getting away from the traditional clinic-based therapeutic settings.


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