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[Resource] Prevention of Suicide in Older Adults

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Suicide Risk and Prevention of Suicide

Older adults, men in particular, have among the highest suicide rates in the world (WHO, 2014).

Approximately 1,000 older adults are admitted to Canadian hospitals each year as a result of intentional self-harm.

Many factors can contribute to suicide in older adults. These include mental illness, divorce, bereavement, lack of social support and problems with physical health or finances.

Tools for Seniors and Families:

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Prevention of Suicide in Older Adults

Available in EnglishFrenchPunjabiTraditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese

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  • By

    Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health

  • Published

    Sep 13, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Audience
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
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