Demystifying and destigmatizing suicide

Join us for this informative, one-hour webinar where we will demystify and destigmatize talking about suicide. During this session, we will explore some common suicide myths; how to use de-stigmatizing language when talking about suicide; and some basic tools we can use to respond to someone who discloses thoughts of suicide.

Our presenter

Maria Weaver is a skilled and enthusiastic leader, educator, and facilitator with many years of experience across sectors including higher education, non-profit, and community health. With her experience working front-line and later managing a crisis line, she is adept and compassionate in providing crisis de-escalation, mental health promotion and suicide prevention training and education. Maria works for the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division as the Associate Director, Suicide Prevention and Life Promotion.

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