Government of New Brunswick
  • Get involved with your local suicide prevention organization/committee
  • Write or call your Member of Parliament about the need for a national suicide prevention strategy.
  • Contact and educate your local councilor/mayor, provincial representative on this issue.
  • Put information about your local crisis/distress line on your Facebook page.
  • Get posters about suicide prevention and/or your local crisis/distress prevention line and post them in your work place and other public places.
  • Organize or participate in a World Suicide Prevention Day event in your community. Mark your calendar for September 10th.
  • Learn all you can about the warning signs of suicide and what to do.
  • Talk to family, friends and neighbours about suicide prevention; find ways to introduce it in conversations.
  • Sign up for an ASIST Training or SafeTalk Workshop training.
  • Support and Advocate for mental health promotion in your work place.
  • If you notice that someone appears to be unhappy or stressed take the time to ask them how they are and listen.  Don’t be afraid to ask directly about suicide, remember talking about suicide will not cause someone to begin thinking about suicide.
  • Take care of yourself, learn how to de-stress and enjoy life more.

This information has been quoted from For more information please visit the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention website This website is not available in French. "Warning Signs." Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention. Web. 7 Feb 2013.