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.

Mission:

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

Goals:

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. 

Objectives:

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

MEMBERS LINKS:

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

Career Connections

Child and Family Services

City of Brandon

Corrections

Department of Families

DOTC Health Services 

Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre

John Howard Society  

Manitoba Schizophrenia Society

Manitoba Suicide Prevention and Support Line  

Military Family Resource Centre

Mood Disorders Manitoba

NAYSPS FASD

OSISS

Prairie Mountain Health

RCMP

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

YWCA

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

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.