World Suicide Prevention Day

The Brandon Suicide Prevention Implementation Network is holding an event on Tuesday, September 10th to observe World Suicide Prevention Day.

The event will be held in the foyer of Brandon City Hall from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm to recognize individuals and organizations who actively support those bereaved by suicide and support those that struggle with living by helping all people reconnect with their reasons to live while building lives with dignity, purpose, and meaning.

The event is free of charge and open to all members of the public.

Refreshments, displays, and information will all be available.

For more information on the event, call 204-578-2194 or email

Additionally, a free SAFE Talk session teaching people how to talk and listen to individuals who maybe expressing suicidal ideation. The session will be held at the Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Tuesday, September 10th.

To register for the SAFE Talk session, contact Tess Lelond by phone at 204-578-2486 or by email at

Republished from The Quill print edition, Volume 104, Issue 2, September 10, 2013.