For primary care practitioners
Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 2016 Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Major Depressive Disorder.
Centre for Suicide Prevention. Includes toolkits that focus on populations with increased suicide risk.
Suicide: Facing the Difficult Topic Together: Empowering Physicians and Nurses, Instilling Hope in Patients. Free online suicide prevention course, with modules accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Nurses Association.
Zero Suicide. U.S. initiative that recommends changes to health care settings and procedures to reduce suicide.
For patients and families
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (suicideprevention.ca). Provides resources for people at risk of suicide and those coping with suicide loss.
Crisis Services Canada (crisisservicescanada.ca). Group of crisis centres that offer 24/7 support to people thinking about or affected by suicide.
Toolkit for People Who Have Been Impacted by a Suicide Attempt and Toolkit for People Who Have Been Impacted by a Suicide Loss. Developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.