Suicidal thoughts also referred to as suicidal ideations are significantly higher now than pre-pandemic times according to Stats Canada. According to the Canadian Government, 12 people die from suicide every day in Canada, more than 200 people will attempt suicide, and many more experiences thoughts of suicide or suicide attempts. There are many resources out there, this article is designed for adults experiencing suicidal thoughts, if you are looking for support with children/teen with suicidal thoughts please refer to this article. Please find a few key things to consider below:
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist. And I have been writing this blog since May 2021 about various topics including parenting, supporting adult and child mental health, and holistic approaches. The intention of this blog is to provide resources and information to others, however it is not intended to take the place of therapy. If you have any questions about anything written please reach out to me.