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Suicide postvention for mental health professionals

One in five psychologists and counsellors and one in two psychiatrists can expect to lose a youth or adult client to suicide in the course of their careers. Postvention is an intervention to attend to the needs of the three groups that require assistance after the suicide of a client: the family, other patients acquainted with the deceased and clinical and administrative staff.

Together to Live Further information can be found at Together to Live - A toolkit for addressing youth suicide in your community.

Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

695 Industrial Avenue, Ottawa Ontario, K1G 0Z1
Tel.: 613-737-2297   Fax: 613-738-4894
Email: centre@cheo.on.ca

 

Please note: We do not provide mental health advice, counselling or treatment.
If you, or if someone you know is in crisis right now, please call the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

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