Start to Understand

What is suicide and why do you feel this way? If you feel like you’re in crisis, start here.

Artwork by Jutai Toonoo.

Help I’m In Crisis

People who die by suicide feel that their problems are too big for them to control. They think that ending their life is the only solution, but it’s not.

Artwork by Shuvinai Ashoona.

Thinking About Suicide?

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, you need to know that you’re not alone.

Artwork by Ohotaq Mikkigak.

Self Injury

Self-harm is a way of expressing and dealing with deep distress and emotional pain.

Artwork by Ningeokuluk Teevee.

I’ve Lost Someone

The fact that someone died by suicide does not change our love for them, their value, the impact they had on our lives, their contributions to our families and communities and our right and need to celebrate and honour their lives and accomplishments.

A drawing of two people facing eachother.

Helping a Friend

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn’t mean that help isn’t wanted.


Are you feeling suicidal?

Call Kamatsiaqtut Helpline

A toll-free helpline that is anonymous, confidential, and staffed by trained volunteers. Available 24/7 in Inuktitut and English.

867-979-3333 or 1-800-265-3333

Call Kids Help Phone

Do you need help? Start a confidential conversation with a real person you can trust. Available 24/7 in English and French.


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