- Prevent suicide contagion among people who are at high risk after exposure (because of psychological, geographical and social proximity) to suicide.
- Identify youth at potential risk of imitative behaviour (suicide attempt) or thoughts (suicidal ideation) and subsequent mental health problems.
- Provide a coordinated and intentional postvention intervention after the death of a youth by suicide (youth ages 12 to 24).
- Lessen other negative effects of exposure to suicide for the community, youth and families.
- Facilitate healthy expressions of grief.
- Support front line staff as we acknowledge their risk for vicarious trauma.
This page was updated on: December 18th, 2020