It is estimated that 100,000 Canadians attempt to take their lives every year. More than 4000 die from suicide. We need a faster way of getting help to those in crisis. A three-digit 988 hotline is one answer.
The Hill Times covered Kathleen Finlay’s campaign to bring 988 to Canada and the support it has attracted from one prominent Canadian Senator.
Kathleen Finlay was interviewed on iHeartRadio about her campaign to bring a three-digit 988 suicide prevention hotline to Canada. Here’s a clip from the show.
Kathleen Finlay was interviewed on CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme in an Avis Favro report about Kathleen’s campaign to bring a three-digit 988 suicide prevention hotline to Canada. Here’s a link to the interview. The extended CTV News interview and on-line story are available here.
“We need new thinking and bold strokes if we are going to combat this contagion of gender-based violence that moves unarrested from one generation to another.” See full article.
Kathleen Finlay Interviewed on CBC’s Go Public Like sexual violence and sexual harassment, surgery errors, where tools, sponges and other items are mistakenly left inside patients, are considered ‘never’ events. Yet they happen, and when they do they inflict huge emotional trauma on patients and families, in addition to the physical injury to the patient, […]
Discrimination in healthcare, like discrimination in the workplace, including sexual harassment, is intolerable. Kathleen Finlay was asked by CTV National News to comment on the case of Toronto rapper John River (Matthew John Derrick-Huie),who went to the doctor with chest pains and shortness of breath in 2017 and embarked on a two-year medical nightmare. Part […]
Kathleen Finlay’s Now Magazine column spotlights TD Bank and the implications of this top Canadian bank being seen as an enabler of one of the most reviled pedophiles of the 21st century.
Kathleen Finlay’s op-ed in The Hill Times newspaper on how the Canadian Senate is betraying victims of sexual misconduct, and why all MPs and Senators should face mandatory trauma-informed training before they come anywhere close to dealing with the concerns of victims. Online edition available here.
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