About SPIN

The Brandon & Area Suicide Prevention Implementation Network (SPIN) is a network of community people working together to promote wellness and reduce the risk of suicide.


The mission of SPIN is to coordinate strategies that help prevent suicides, for the  residents of Brandon and the surrounding area.


To build a network of community people interested in developing and implementing a suicide prevention action plan. The SPIN suicide prevention strategy will align with the Framework for Suicide Prevention Planning in Manitoba. 


To Promote Mental Health

To Promote Awareness and Understanding, and Reduce Stigma

To Implement Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Initiatives

To Enhance Data Surveillance, Research and Evaluation

To Increase Resources and Support


Addictions Foundation of MB


Anxiety Disorders Association of MB

Assiniboine Community College


Brandon Bear Clan

Brandon Correctional Centre 

Brandon Drug & Alcohol Coalition

Brandon Friendship Centre

Brandon Police Services 

Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation 

  Brandon School Division


Brandon University

Brandon University Student’s Union (BUSU) 

Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council

  Child and Family Services


City of Brandon


Department of Families

DOTC Health Services 

Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre

  John Howard Society   Life’s Journey


Manitoba Farm and Rural Support Services

Manitoba Schizophrenia Society

  Manitoba Suicide Prevention and Support Line   Military Family Resource Centre


Mood Disorders Manitoba




Prairie Mountain HealthPsychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) 

  Samaritan House


Sexuality Education Resource Centre

Suicide Bereavement Support Group

  Prairie Mountain Health Crisis Services


Veteran’s Affairs

Victim’s Services

Westman Immigrant Services 

Westman Woman’s Shelter 

Women’s Resource Centre

  Youth for Christ



A Member of The Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention (CASP)


To join SPIN, Volunteer or for more information

Contact Niki Gagnon at: B9 800 Rosser Avenue Brandon, Manitoba, Canada   R7A 6N5

Email: info@spinbrandon.ca      Phone: 204.578.2599    

Twitter: @brandon_spin      Facebook: spinbrandon

To Help Us Financially SPIN PDF Click to download the Donations and/or Memorial Gift card.