A strong need in Canada for a suicide prevention strategy
Suicide prevention, intervention, and bereavement support is our responsibility as a people and as a nation of diverse communities.
Legislation for suicide prevention put forth by NDP MP Charlie Angus’ private member’s motion, M-174, established a 13-point National Action Plan for suicide prevention that was unanimously adopted by Parliament in May 2019. However, this falls short of being a national strategy, write Sean Krausert and Erika Luoma. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade