September is suicide prevention month.
Approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide today in Canada. Awareness is essential to changing this behaviour. Understand why people consider suicide and attempt to take their own lives.
Suicide is preventable. Many factors and circumstances can contribute to someone’s decision to end his or her life. Find out how to recognize the warning signs and learn the importance of talking about suicide.
On September 24th we encourage you to ride either the 50km or 100km and help raise money that will go directly to CMHA Kelowna programs & services that facilitate access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.