World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10, 2020 and the Suicide Prevention Committee of Brant has organized various events for all ages. Please see  below for ways to be involved ! To receive the World Suicide Prevention Tool Kit 2020, please contact Rebecca Brown at 905-975-1189 via text/phone or whatsapp.

Regional Calendar of Events

BRANTFORD/BRANT COUNTY/SIX NATIONS

Suicide Prevention Brant will be hosting a number events the week of September 7th 2020, all details will be available on our social media pages.

Sept. 8, 2020

  • Messages of Hope rock painting day, paint and hide a rock with a message of hope in Brantford/Brant.

Sept. 9, 2020

  • Messages of Hope chalking day, we invite everyone to write messages of hope with chalk on sidewalks throughout Brantford/Brant.

 

Sept 10, 2020 WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

  • Meet Me at the Pole *virtual* flag raising events to be livestreamed on social media.
    11:00am the County of Brant’s virtual flag raising Meet Me at the Pole event
    1:30pm the City of Brantford’s virtual flag raising Meet Me at the Pole event
  • Move in Yellow Event – We are inviting everyone to walk, role, or ride for World Suicide Prevention Day and share with us how many “steps” you took to support suicide prevention and spread hope across our communities. This event will be done independently to support safety and social distancing!
  • Wear Yellow Day! Yellow is the colour for Suicide Prevention, join us in wearing yellow and promoting awareness about this day.
  • New Social Media Launch! You can now find us on social media under a new name, visit Suicide Prevention Brant on Facebook and Instagram today!

HALTON
September 10, 2020
The Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition is launching their new webcast CONNECT With HSPC on www.haltonspc.ca. This webcast will bring different perspectives to the topic of suicide prevention and how we can work together to create a suicide-safer community.
NIAGARA
September 10, 2020
Walk with Distress Centre – Distress Centre Niagara is hosting the 15th Annual Suicide Awareness Walk on September 10th at 7p.m. – the first virtual Walk!
Register at htpps://.tinyurl.com/RegisterSAW2020
Fundraising? Create your individual or team page at htpps://tinyurl.com/FundraiseSAW2020
Follow the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition’s Facebook page for updates!
HALDIMAND-NORFOLK
September 10, 2020
Chalk Your Messages of Hope – the Suicide Prevention Network of Haldimand-Norfolk invites everyone to write messages of hope with chalk on sidewalks throughout Haldimand-Norfolk.
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