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Youth suicide in Canada: Prevention strategies by province

Since Quebec published a suicide strategy in 1998, many other provincial ministries of health and non-profit groups have taken a similar approach.

Here is a list of the major initiatives, by jurisdiction:

The Alberta Mental Health Board's 2005 A Call to Action: The Alberta Suicide Prevention Strategy can be found here

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British Columbia's Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Initiative for B.C. from 2009 can be found here

Manitoba's Framework for Suicide Prevention Planning in Manitoba can be found here and from Manitoba Healthy Living (2008), Reclaiming Hope: Manitoba's Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy can be found here.

New Brunswick's stragegy from 2007, called Connecting to Life: Provincial Suicide Prevention Program, can be found here

Nova Scotia's Strategic Framework to Address Suicide can be found here.

Nunavut's Suicide Prevention Strategy can be found here

Québec, from 1998, Help for Life: Québec's Strategy for Preventing Suicide found here.

Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Yukon Territory, Saskatchewan: No strategy at this time,

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The Nation-wide, there is the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention strategy, from 2009, found here.

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