1. Resources & Publications

    Asking Woman about Abuse, Addictions and Mental Health: A Guide for Professionals to Respond to Disclosures

    In the Niagara Region a total of 16 organizations have collaborated to create a training tool specific to the Niagara Region that includes information on how to support abused woman suffering with addictions and/or mental wellness issues, information on how addictions and mental health organizations can support and safety plan...
  2. Community Blog

    Do You Have What it Takes to Help Make Niagara a Suicide-Safer Community?

    In Niagara 45 people die by suicide each year; that is 1 death every 8 days. As the new chair of the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC), I would like to invite you to help strengthen our work together. The NSPC formed in 2003, in response to the increase of...
  3. Resources & Publications

    Making Niagara a Suicide-Safer Community – Event Recording

    This is an event recording of the January 14th, 2015 webinar with presenters Joanne Bovine, Dee Tyler & Ian Masse. Presenters reviewed the impact of suicide in Niagara, the work of the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC), and discussed action steps outlined in the recent NSPC Community Review. The presentation was followed by an...
  4. Resources & Publications

    Community Review: Suggested Action Steps Arising from the 2014 Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition Report on Suicide in the Niagara Region

    In 2014, the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC) updated its 2008 strategic plan to highlight the prevalence of suicide in the Niagara Region of Ontario. This community review includes statistics gathered on suicide and self-harm in Niagara. Suicide and self-harm are slated to be addressed within the Implementation Phase of the...
  5. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Regional Police Services 2013 Annual Report

    This report provides an overview of the vast array of services provided to the residents of Niagara and its visitors by the men and women of the Service. Among other things, the report provides information on: The police service’s provision of community-based crime prevention initiatives, community patrol, and criminal investigation...
  6. Resources & Publications

    TEMPO: Police Interactions A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems

    In 2008 the MHCC conducted a review of the basic/recruit training, which occurs primarily at Canadian police colleges/academies, concerning interactions with people with mental illnesses. To complement that study, in 2010, the MHCC conducted a review that examined the nature and extent of such police training and education at the...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Police Encounters with People in Crisis

    As publicly announced by Chief of Police Bill Blair of the Toronto Police Service on August 30, 2013, the Honourable Frank Iacobucci has been engaged to conduct an independent review of the use of lethal force by the Toronto Police Service, with a particular focus on police encounters with persons...

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