Suicide policy in Canada: lessons from history.

  title={Suicide policy in Canada: lessons from history.},
  author={Rae Spiwak and Brenda Elias and James Bolton and Patricia Joan Martens and Jitender Sareen},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={103 5},
In Canada, suicide has transitioned from being a criminal activity with much associated stigma, to being a public health concern that needs to be managed by governments and clinicians in a culturally sensitive manner. In Canada and worldwide, the social attitudes toward and legal interpretation of suicide have been dynamic. Much has been proposed in the… CONTINUE READING