How to help if someone you know may be suicidal

September 10th is an important awareness day, recognized globally as ‘World Suicide Prevention Day‘. Suicide is not a topic any one of us is unfamiliar with, and headlines throughout the last year would prove that as well.

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How to be mindful when suicide is in the news

Last weekend was a hard one for many, as two bright lights in the world went out with the passing of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. Suicide is not something we are generally unexposed to as a society, but … Read the rest

The Crisis of Soldier Suicide Needs Conversation

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A tragedy unfolded in Canada last week with a veteran, and now figures are coming out regarding the crisis of suicide among Canadian military members (but the issue is common around the world). At least 54 Canadian military members have committed suicide … Read the rest

Coping with the Trauma of Job Loss

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There were some heartbreaking headlines in the Canadian media this week, as the economic downturn of the past year, has taken a serious toll on many people’s lives. In Alberta, the increasing job losses have resulted in a 30% increase … Read the rest