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Foray into the world of helplines

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In the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of suicides in Quebec decreased. This does not mean, however, that there is less distress. Since the beginning of 2022, the Suicide Action Montreal organization has experienced a 20 to 30% increase in the volume of calls; for the Tel-Aide organization in Montreal, it is an increase of 19% for the month of January.

During this suicide prevention week, our journalist René Saint-Louis took an interest in the intervention work of the telephone help lines.

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