Zero Suicide Initiative

c/o Shauna Graf
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care Bldg
550 Wellington Rd S
London, ON
N6C 0A7
Switchboard: 519-646-6100
Reachout: 519-433-2023 or 1-866-933-2023
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm


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Eligibility - Population(s) Served

Community-based organizations


Jodi Younger - Vice President Patient Care and Quality
St. Joseph's Health Care London


Shauna Graf - Specialist, Quality, Transformation and Innovation
St. Joseph's Health Care London



Language Note

Interpretation available upon request * advance notice appreciated

Area(s) Served

Southwestern Ontario


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Description of Services:

A free resource, created in collaboration with Niagara Region Public Health, that has been designed to support organizations that are not a formal part of the health care sector, by providing them with tools to enhance suicide prevention within their own organizations

Based on seven components, including: creating a leadership-driven safety-oriented culture, training staff, ensuring clients receive evidence-based referrals or treatment and safety planning for those at risk of suicide

Promotes a competent, confident, and caring workforce in suicide prevention, intervention and postvention


The Zero Suicide Initiative

About Us

A system-wide quality improvement initiative at St. Joseph’s Health Care London which sets a aspirational goal of reducing suicide deaths and attempted suicide deaths by wrapping care around the individual and creating safe transitions of care.

Last updated: Jul 5, 2023: Suggest an edit