Suicide and Death in Montreal - Welcome to your Destiny

We all know Vampires are immortal, but for depressed goths this may come in handy...

everyday normals are also welcome to consult these links.

Contains Suicide Prevention Resources

If you can't laugh about death you might as well kill yourself!!!

...it's time to call: Suicide-Action Montreal: 514-723-4000.

They handle approximately 25,000 calls a year and may be able to talk you out of it. ...

Teen Survivors of Suicide: 514-937-5351

Basic Statistics

"Quebec men have the highest suicide rate in Canada.

"In 1998 - 99, Quebec had the highest suicide rate in Canada - 21.3 per 100,000 people

WHO: Suicide Rates around the World

Canada: 19.5 men/5.1 women per 100,000 in 2003

"Four out of every five suicides are Male - Women are more likely to talk about or attempt suicide, while men are more likely to carry it out. However, Quebec also posted the highest rate among women: 9.5 suicides per 100,000. In 1999, 1,600 people committed suicide in Quebec... In 1997, 1,370 people - 1,071 were men; and in 1996 1,463 people took their lives.

"Montreal is considered the unhealthiest city in Canada, leading the country the highest mortality rates for men from cancer, stress, suicide and the cumulative incidence of AIDS."

"Homosexuals between the ages of 14 and 30 are 3 times as likely to consider suicide than are heterosexuals" and "Men on Quebec farms kill themselves at more than twice the rate of those in other provinces" In other words, if you're a homosexual farmer...

"In the past 10 years, 106 inmates killed themselves in Quebec penal institutions, giving the province the highest jail-suicide rate in Canada."

"Immigrants are less likely than native-born Canadians to commit suicide" - (reported in Health Report, March 2004).

"Women in China and Japan have the highest suicide rates in the world"

a.s.h. - alt.suicide.holiday

resource guide & links

L'Association Québécoise de Prévention du Suicide

Semaine de prévention du suicide

17th annual suicide prevention week: Feb. 4 -10, 2007

Suicide Action Montreal

Canadian Mental Health Association

Donate your Brain to Science

Douglas Hospital Brain Bank - Montreal

Body Worlds - Gunther von Hagen - Germany

exhibition of real human bodies - donate your body to art

SIEC - Canada

Suicide Information & Education Centre

Funeral Homes In Quebec & Canada

Internet Cremation Society

53% of Quebecers surveyed would prefer cremation to a burial.

Cremation is performed in 31% of all deaths in Quebec.

Mont Royal Cemetery - Montreal

Tapholov's Mount-Royal Cemetery Walk

Gothic Pik-Nik 2001

Death's Garden

Relationships with Cemeteries

A study based on 1996 data in New Brunswick estimates that "Suicides cost society $850,000 each" ...this includes health care services, autopsies, funerals, police investigations and the indirect costs from lost productivity and earnings.

Others argue that is the "botched" suicide - 40 and 100 times as many, who harm themselves and end up in intensive-care units and therapy for themselves and their loved ones that is more costly.

Jacques Cartier Bridge Suicide stats - 1986 -2001

*143 people committed suicide from the bridge - an avg. of 10 per year.

*3/4 of the suicides occur between noon and midnight

*72% of the deaths resulted in people hitting the ground, not the water.

*Average age of the people who killed themselves: 37

Suicide in the Montreal Metro System

Canadian Society of Forensic Science

Quebec Corner's Office

1,500 bodies pass through the Montreal morgue yearly

Church of Euthanasia

Euthanasia.com

Basic Mercy Killing

Dawson College's Killer Goth

Sept. 16th, 2006

Ecole Polytechnique Massacre

Dec. 6th, 1989

A feature film on the event is scheduled to begin filming in 2007

Japan's Internet Suicide Clubs

National P.O.L.I.C.E Suicide Foundation

Order of the Solar Temple

Mass suicide cult - A total of 69 members including the sect's Canadian founder, Luc Jouret, have perished by there own hands.

Suicide among Canadian Native People

Suicide & Suicide Prevention

"Suicidal thoughts linked to a faulty gene " - 29/01/00 Maybe you just have a genetic predisposition to suicide?

VHEMT

The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement

Dark & Gruesome Links

All things Morbid

Necrobabes

erotic horror and death fetishes

"Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Reno have higher suicide rates than sized cities without gambling, in 1990 Las Vegas had the highest suicide rate in the U.S. - 497."

Montreal has a Casino!!!

Double suicide through the Net - 10/00

A Japanese dentist and young woman who met over an internet site that provides information on how to kill yourself, apparently committed double suicide at the man's home...

...the next step is up to you...

I will die March 10th, 2034 - How about you?

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