What We Do
We are primarily a volunteer driven organization.
We provide community workshops and support groups.
We will design custom workshops for your organization in suicide prevention.
We promote the idea that we all can help with reducing suicide through being aware of each other and being willing to help.
Vision Statement: Caring communities without suicide
Mission Statement: Through our community programs and our on-line presence we work every day to prevent deaths by suicide. We provide accessible emotional and crisis support by engaging the community and advancing the dialogue. Create awareness. Break the silence. End the stigma.
The following are current NEED2 services generously supported by our funders and board, managed by our staff, facilitated by our compassionate volunteers and promoted by our members.
Suicide Awareness for Youth (SAY)
Whole School Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Support for Suicide Loss Group
Our suicide awareness campaign TURNITUP
NEED2 does not run the telephone crisis line.
For the local Vancouver Island crisis line please call
1-888-494-3888 OR 1-800-SUICIDE