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Every year, over 500 people die by suicide in Alberta. Those left behind are left to navigate an often complex grief process that comes with a loss by suicide. Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is an international day to build support and community for those left behind.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is a one day event for individuals who have lost someone to suicide (parent, child, spouse/partner, aunt, uncle, cousin, niece, nephew, friend, or extended relationships – wife lost a parent or sibling, parent of someone who lost a partner) to come together and connect in a supportive environment. CMHA Calgary works with a group of devoted volunteers to present a day of support, healing, information, connection and hope for those left behind.

As a result of the current restrictions on large gatherings in Alberta, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMHA Calgary will be hosting a virtual Survivors of Suicide Loss Day via Zoom. No in-person event will occur this year.  We hope to have an in-person event again in 2021.

Due to the highly emotional and sensitive nature of the day, this event is primarily intended for adults over the age of 16.

Virtual Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hosted through: Zoom
*A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants by November 20, 2020
RegistrationRegister online today!
Registration Fee: A minimum $20 donation is encouraged

To be included on the registration email, please let us know at

Upcoming community events being held to raise funds and awareness for CMHA – Calgary Region will be listed here. For more information on holding a community event click here.

Reach out for help

Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary Region for more information at (403) 297-1700 or email: