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

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

Trois ans plus tard : Robin Williams et la couverture sur l’acte que l’on tait

Men’s Sheds help build longer, happier lives

Men’s Sheds help build longer, happier lives

We need to talk about male suicide

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.

Les Hommes en action, pour une vie plus longue et plus heureuse

Les Hommes en action, pour une vie plus longue et plus heureuse

Public health ignores men’s suicide

Public health ignores men’s suicide

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.

Le suicide chez les hommes, un aspect ignoré par la santé publique

Le suicide chez les hommes, un aspect ignoré par la santé publique

Investir dans des projets collectifs pour réduire le suicide masculin

Investir dans des projets collectifs pour réduire le suicide masculin

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.