Bell let’s Talk Day, Tana Nash, January 28, 2014

CBC – November 5, 2013 Why elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada

September 10, 2013  WRSPC volunteer Alicia Raimundo being interviewed by CNC Metro morning

Article in Intrepid, Ontario Professional Firefighter’s Magazine

May 27, 1013, CTV, Turning Loss into Hope

CTV Touched by Suicide Part One, Wednesday February 13, 2013

CTV Touched by Suicide Part Two, CTV  February 14, 2013

CTV Touched by Suicide Part Three, CTV Februrary 15, 2013

CTV, Wilfrid Laurier University, Safe Talk Training, February 12, 2013

Inspirational video created by the Peel District School Board

Avenue Road Baptist Church, My Life Matters Service, Spring 2012 – Pastor Gord Sermon

Avenue Road Baptist Church, My Life Matters Service, Spring 2012 – Tana Nash Presentor

MP recognized for suicide prevention efforts

A four-part action plan in the battle of teen suicide Globe and Mail, September 28, 2011

Richardson’s turn suicide tragedy into community cause. Globe and Mail, September 26, 2011

Teen Suicide: We’re not going to sit in silence. Globe and Mail, September 24, 2011

Being the Strong Silent Type can be Fatal, Globe and Mail, September, 21, 2011

Suicide Awareness Needs More Work in the Region, The Record, September 15, 2011

Surviving Suicide, Waterloo Chronicle, September, 2011

There’s a Life to Live – Saturday, September 2, 2011 – Woolwich Observer

Mother Urges People to Talk about Suicide Aug 26, 2011 – The Record

Self Harm Rates Among Highest in Province – The Record

Teen Suicide Series, 570 News, April 2011

Leaving Stigma Behind, The Cord (WLU\’s paper), October, 2010

Supporting Survival, The Cord (WLU\’s paper), February 24, 2010

Gary Doyle’s opening commentary on August 12 following the Daniel Tudisco Memorial Golf Tournament

Yesterday, thanks to the Blue Jays, I had a chance to participate in the Daniel Tudisco Memorial Golf Tournament in Cambridge. It was my second visit in as many years. I never met the man the tournament pays tribute to, and because it is a Memorial Tournament few will. That is the tragedy of suicide. It is a national blemish that isn’t going away. We think of ourselves as an advanced society, able to care for our neighbours and lend a hand. The facts suggest otherwise. In Canada, there are, on average 10 suicides every day. That’s around 4-thousand annually. Suicide is the leading cause of death among young Canadians. Polls show the vast majority of us, don’t know that. Every year my sons were in high school, at least one person at that one school died by suicide. It’s not an easy conversation. Nothing about this subject is easy, but this much is obvious. We MUST do better. It can be as easy as saying “how are you doing?” and sticking around for an answer. Suicide is insidious and it’s up to us to remove the stigma. For every death, there are around 100 attempts. And it’s not just teens. There is a rise in the number of suicide deaths in senior citizens. Monies raised yesterday support the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council. The Tudisco Family knows it’s too late to help Daniel, but I salute the effort to help the next guy.

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