Suicide Action Montréal
Help and suicide prevention center
Help and suicide prevention center
Whether it’s you or someone else
Please don’t ignore the following signs.
The measures put in place to help vulnerable clients, include providing 24/7 access to the telephone intervention helpline, giving support while evaluating the dangerousness of a suicidal act, and/or offering a listening ear to people bereaved by suicide.
Our trainers have solid expertise in teaching participants to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and to connect them to the appropriage help and support. The learning activities respect the recognized adult education principles with an alternation between theory and practical application. Training is offered throughout Montreal, in the public health and social services networks as well as in private, school or community settings.
Suicide bereavement or a suicide attempt can have a lasting and devastating psychosocial impact on the bereaved individuals and communities, such as in a professional, school or other settings. SAM is here to support those affected in order to reduce the impact through concrete and essential actions. SAM offers various services to assist managers and members of an organization or other setting, through the grieving process and to reach a healthy recovery.
You are not alone, 27,430 people last year asked for help
I’m having trouble talking to my family and/or friends. I don’t want to worry them or feel judged by them.
Are you worried about someone and don’t know what to do?
I have lost someone close to me and I need to talk to someone about it without judgement.
There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding suicide. It is important to learn the difference between a mental health myth and fact in order to act and react appropriately. Let’s demystify misinformation and clarify the facts to establish a culture of suicide prevention.
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Suicide Action Montreal offers a range of services to Montrealers who are distressed or suicidal, to their family, the individual`s social network, workers and/or other professionals who might be involved. SAM also supports those who have experienced the suicide of a loved one. Our services include research-based training for a variety of audiences as well as resources specifically developed for workers, professionals, schools and organizations affected by suicide.
Whoever you are, whatever reasons you feel the need to ask for help, we’ll take the time to discuss it
You are not alone and while the situation may seem overwhelming, we are here to help you find solutions. We offer you a safe place to chat when you want, at your own pace and in your own way to express what is on your mind.
It’s not always easy to ask for help, and it can be painful to talk about what’s troubling you, but asking for help is the first step in relieving yourself.
Our speakers are trained to team up with you, to help you find your solutions.
They won’t tell you what to do. The important thing is to allow yourself to explore your difficulties and consider your options.
Mourning caused by suicide is normal mourning which, however, has its own characteristics. Shock, denial, refusal to accept the nature of the loss? We often doubt the veracity of the suicide thesis.
Many feelings can arise in people who are grieving. We are looking for an explanation, a culprit, a cause. ” Why? Is a question often left unanswered.
Have you heard someone around you speak more or less clearly about suicide?
Do you notice disturbing signs in a discouraged person without really knowing what it is? Are you worried and don’t know how to act?
Don’t wait, give us a call – you will receive information, help and support.