World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, 2011

September 7, 2011
Media Advisory

September 7, 2011 - Media are invited to attend a World Suicide Prevention Day display at Centre Square Mall on September 9, 2011. The suicide rate in the Northwest Territories is twice the national average.

This year, the NWT theme for World Suicide Prevention Day is Building Suicide Safer Communities.

Representatives from the Department of Health and Social Services, the Canadian Mental Health Association and Family Counselling will be present to answer questions and discuss suicide prevention.

 

Date:   Friday, September 9, 2011
Location:  Centre Square Mall, Yellowknife
Time:  10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

 

For more information contact:

Damien Healy,
Manager, Communications
Department of Health and Social Services
Tel:        (867) 920-8927
Email:   damien_healy@gov.nt.ca