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Finding Hope from an Attempt Survivor on World Suicide Prevention Day


In Finding Hope, a short and inspiring video, a child sexual abuse survivor talks about his suicide attempt and recovery.

No matter how close to the brink you may be or have been, there is hope. Read this first, then reach out for help. Find a telephone helpline near you with this global directory, or if you prefer not to use a phone, find international crisis chat and other online services through Online Suicide Help.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week Face to Face


Face-to-Face with Sandra Yuen Mackay

- A Vancouver woman who has schizoaffective disorder is profiled in a video produced for Mental Illness Awareness Week Canada 2012 (September 30 - October 6).

Sandra Yuen Mackay is an artist and author chosen as one of the campaign's Faces of Mental Illness 2012. She wrote a memoir ("My Schizophrenic Life") about living with the disorder, and she shares tips on how she has learned to cope, including using the Wellness Recovery...
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Hope and Coping on World Suicide Prevention Day




U Can Cope

- An excellent suicide prevention film launched on World Suicide Prevention Day 2012 (September 10) both online and at a special screening in the British House of Parliament, this documentary shines a light on three people who were depressed and suicidal but found hope and support.

By focusing on those who have lived experience of suicidal thoughts, others will be able to see themselves and relate not only...
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