Resources List


The following contains contact info for local mental illness and health support groups and programming offered wtihin Hamilton and the surrounding area…

Coping with suicide loss

Hope and Healing after Suicide: A practical guide for people who have lost someone to suicide in Ontario
http://knowledgex.camh.net/amhspecialists/resources_families/Documents/hope_and_healing.pdf

Suicide Grief, Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
www.suicideprevention.ca/survivor-support/suicide-grief/

Grief after Suicide, Canadian Mental Health Association
www.cmha.ca/bins/content_page.asp?cid=3-101-103

Bereavement Issues for Parents, Centre for Suicide Prevention
ww3.suicideinfo.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=723

Survivor bereavement groups

Aboriginal Health Centre
678 Main St. E., Hamilton, ON L8M 1K2
905-544-4320, traditionalhealing@cogeco.net

Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO), Hamilton Burlington Branch, Self Help groups to support families whose child of any age has died: 905-318-0070

www.bfo-hamiltonburlington.on.ca

Friends in Grief, Hamilton, offers a suicide bereavement support group on the second Wednesday of each month at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, 7:00 pm.  Location: 947 Rymal Road East, Hamilton. 905 318-0059

fig@mountaincable.net.

Crisis lines

Emergency 911

COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team)
905-972-8338
www.coasthamilton.ca

Salvation Army Suicide Crisis Line 905-522-1477

Telecare Burlingtion
905-681-1488
www.telecareburlington.com

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
www.kidshelpphone.ca 

Web Resources

The Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton
www.spcch.org

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
http://www.suicideprevention.ca/

Centre for Suicide Prevention
http://www.suicideinfo.ca/

Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention
http://www.ospn.ca/

American Association for Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org/web/guest/home

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org/

International Association for Suicide Prevention
http://www.iasp.info/

Reasons to Go On Living Project
http://www.thereasons.ca

The Jack Project
http://www.thejackproject.org/

Canadian Coalition for Senior’s Mental Health: Resources and Publications
www.ccsmh.ca/en/projects/suicide.cfm

Honouring Life – The National Aboriginal Health Organization offers  culturally relevant information and resources on suicide prevention for Aboriginal youth
www.honouringlife.ca

LGBTQ Youth Line
1-800-268-9688
www.youthline.ca 

Useful Guide to Signs, Actions and Prevention of Suicide:
https://www.whitesandstreatment.com/healthy-mind-healthy-body-suicide-prevention-guide/

Vaping and mental health with a view from the LGBTQ community:
https://www.migvapor.com/ecig-news/vaping-and-lgbtq/

The Trevor Project provides information about suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth
www.thetrevorproject.org

 

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