Welcome to the
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
We are the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, its Executive and Board, its members, friends, and supporters. We are Canadians who want to reduce suicide and its impact in Canada. We want to end the silence. We want to ease the suffering, to heal our communities and our neighbours, as we have healed ourselves. We are survivors of loss. Among us, we have lost children, parents, family member, neighbours, friends, patients. We want to end the silence and prevent others from experiencing such loss.
The CASP Blueprint was prepared by members of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention with assistance from other organizations and individuals. Many countries have developed national strategies to reduce suicide, often with the expertise and leadership of Canadian experts. Why was Canada so slow in moving forward on this most pressing of public health issues? (... read more)