Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council

Site: No Physical Address

Location, Telephone & Internet
Website www.starttalking.ca/simcoe-county-suicide-awareness-council/
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Located In Community Simcoe County
Address Barrie, ON
Contact Information
Primary Contact Bernadette Ramsay-Copeland; Phone: (Residence) 705-326-9941
Description & Services
Description (Service) Increases community awareness about suicide and supports suicide survivors, people who have a family member or friend who has committed suicide
  • holds support group meetings for survivors
  • organizes public meetings and community education sessions to create awareness of suicide
  • annual walk for Suicide Awareness in Spring each year, registration and pledge forms available from website
  • World Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day held annually in September
  • International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day held annually, usually on the third Sat of November
Programs occur in Barrie in the fall and Orillia in the spring.
Due to COVID19 programs are currently being offered via zoom.
Hours Hours vary, call for information about upcoming events and meetings
Dates World Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day: Sep 10 annually
International Suicide Survivor Loss Day: usually the third Sat in Nov, call to confirm date
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Anyone affected by suicide in their families, schools, communities and workplaces
Application Email or call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Established 2011
Physical Access Not Applicable - Multiple locations with different accessibility

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