Three years later: Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word”

Three years later: Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word”

Funding community-based programs can reduce male suicide

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

Funding community-based programs can help reduce male suicide

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.