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The London-Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council (LMSPC) is a non-profit, voluntary council comprised of volunteers representing organizations that deliver suicide prevention, support and/or treatment programs as well as survivors of suicide. It has been in existence since 1990.

Vision Statement

A community in which all people are supported to develop their full potential, attain their life expectancy, and enjoy a positive quality of life.

Mission Statement

To reduce suicide and suicidal behaviour, and its impact on individuals, families and communities.

The Council aims to achieve its mission by:

  • Providing public awareness, education and advocacy in regards to suicide risk and prevention.
  • Providing opportunities for skill development that addresses suicide awareness, intervention, support and treatment.
  • Supporting the appropriate allocation of resources to support a full range of consumer-centered services to individuals and families.
  • Addressing stigma and discrimination experienced by individuals who have attempted suicide or the family members of those who have died by suicide.
  • Promoting and supporting collaboration among service providers.

Events


  • May 19, 2022
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

SafeTALK, about three hours in duration, is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. Alert helpers know how to use these opportunities to support that desire (more…)


  • FMW
    June 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You have a basic understanding of mental health from your professional or personal experiences. Now you want to learn how to take a strengths-based approach to cultivating a mentally healthy environment where you live, volunteer, work or play. Learning Outcomes By the end of this session you will be able to: Describe the elements of- (more…)


  • June 13, 2022 - June 14, 2022
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

ASIST is a two-day, interactive skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions. Professionals, volunteers and informal helpers all need to know how to help persons with thoughts of suicide in ways that increase their suicide safety. ASIST is designed to help all caregivers become more willing, ready and (more…)


  • June 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Crisis Communication Skills for Suicide: A Professional Development Workshop Do you work in a field that requires you to support individuals who have difficulty regulating their emotions? Do they seem irrational at times and make decisions that only compound their difficulties? Do these emotionally sensitive individuals frequently talk about suicide? Do you feel you are (more…)


  • SafeTALK
    June 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SafeTALK, about three hours in duration, is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. Alert helpers know how to use these opportunities to support that desire (more…)


  • July 21, 2022 - July 22, 2022
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

ASIST is a two-day, interactive skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions. Professionals, volunteers and informal helpers all need to know how to help persons with thoughts of suicide in ways that increase their suicide safety. ASIST is designed to help all caregivers become more willing, ready and (more…)


  • August 11, 2022 - August 12, 2022
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

ASIST is a two-day, interactive skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions. Professionals, volunteers and informal helpers all need to know how to help persons with thoughts of suicide in ways that increase their suicide safety. ASIST is designed to help all caregivers become more willing, ready and (more…)

Donate

Help us make a difference in our community:

You can help LMSPC make a difference with your donation. All donations support local initiatives. Here are some ways you can donate to LMSPC:

Online through Canada Helps: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/london-middlesex-suicide-prevention-council/

By mail-all individual, postdated, in honour, memory and legacy gifts can be mailed directly to:

London-Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council
387A Wellington Rd.
PO Box 25114
London Business Centre
London, Ontario

Registered Charity #: 891343246RR0001

Giving/donating can take all different forms- here are some options to find which one is right for you:

  • One time donation: Click the “donate” button to donate now with your credit card at CanadaHelps.org
  • Systematic Giving: A schedule of regular systematic donations can be set up at CanadaHelps.org or mail postdated cheques to LMSPC
  • In Honour Giving: Donate to LMSPC as a tribute honouring the birthday, anniversary, graduation etc of your loved one lost to suicide
  • In Memory Giving: Donate in memory of a loved one lost to suicide
  • Legacy Giving: Designate a gift to LMSPC in your will to support the ongoing efforts of LMSPC to make London-Middlesex a suicide safer community

For any inquiries, questions and assistance please contact info@lmspc.ca