Public awareness and education are key pillars of our suicide prevention efforts.
Changing the conversation
The topic of suicide is fraught with stigma, myths and longstanding taboos that lead to prejudice and discrimination—but it doesn’t have to be this way. When we all arm ourselves with knowledge, we can start breaking down the barriers that keep people from receiving help when they need it most.
Mental Health 101
At CAMH, we believe in driving mental health advocacy through education. Use this series of free online courses to further your own understanding of the mental health challenges people face every day.
CAMH has developed a catalogue of research-informed educational materials on the topic of suicide, mental illness and addictions. By knowing the facts, you can help dispel the myths and taboos that lead to shame and silence.