Update: Learn more about the integration of Counselling and Mental Health Services and the new Psychiatric Services.

Suicide Prevention

If you are in immediate danger (about to hurt yourself or someone else), please call 911. If you are at the Downtown Campus, you can call Campus Security at 514-398-3000. If you are at the Macdonald Campus, you can call 514-398-7777.

For information on how to help yourself or someone else:

Suicide Warning Signs

Suicide prevention depends heavily on our ability to recognize those people who are in distress and may be at risk. 

The key signs and behaviors to be aware of that might suggest someone is at risk of suicide include: 

I – Ideation (suicidal thoughts)

S – Substance Abuse

P – Purposelessness

A – Anxiety

T – Trapped

H – Hopelessness/Helplessness

W – Withdrawal

A – Anger

R – Recklessness

M – Mood changes


[Taken from the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention]