On September 14th, we will ride in memory of the ones we have lost to suicide and in the hope that we can help all men who may experience struggles with mental health and suicide ideation. Let us reduce the stigma around suicide and encourage open discussion.
The troubling statistics
suicides in Canada (in 2011)
year old males represent the highest risk for suicide
Sharing our stories
My heart began racing and pounding. I had the feeling that I was going to die and I was shaking. My chest hurt. I felt dizzy and that I was out of control. The fear was excruciating. That was 36 years ago. My first anxiety attack. My name is David Blaser. I’m a successful Executive […]Read More
When a successful, prominent and well-known industry leader in the cycling community died from suicide unexpectedly last year, it shocked and surprised most everyone who knew him. Almost no one had any idea of his challenges and deep struggles with mental health. He spoke to few people about what he was facing and had trouble […]Read More
I can remember the exact moment I experienced real sorrow. I was nine years old and my father had succumbed to a brain aneurysm after spending thirty days in a coma. Two weeks previous to his death I had tried out for the AAA Mississauga Reps Hockey and made the team. I shared the news […]Read More