SPIN promotes mental health well-being, education and awareness, and supports services to those bereaved by suicide .

Upcoming Events:

Funding Applications Now Available

Each year the Suicide Prevention Implementation Network (SPIN) may provide funding to a maximum of $1,500.00 for individuals/groups/organizations to offer programs or events to make Brandon and area suicide-safer. 

SPIN Funding Guidelines 2020- Appendix A

2020-2021 SPIN funding application form

Wellness and Awareness Initiatives:

  • Indigenous Traditional Teaching Activities
  • Youth Wellness Day for Brandon School Division students
  • Youth Revolution  -provide support for their activities (ongoing)

Reach Out


  • ASIST (Applied Intervention Skills Training) – 2-day intervention workshops
  • ASIST TuneUPs (refreshers) – 3 hours Free
  • Klinic Volunteer Crisis Line Training
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • SafeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) – 3 hour workshops
  • SuicideTALK  – 1 hour awareness information sessions

Understanding Mental Health Dates 2019-2020


ASIST Registration Form PMH South – Fillable

Bereavement Support:

  • Brandon & Area Suicide Bereavement Support Group (contact Elan at: 204-573-7878 or
  • International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 21. A special time of reflection for family, friends, and co-workers who have lost someone to suicide.  For more information, call Elan at 204-573-7878.


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