Zippy's Friends in Canada

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Les amis de Zippy in Canada
Les amis de ZippyLaunched 2004
• Schools and kindergartens this year 132
• Children this year 1,043
• Total children since launch 23,077

One of the original aims of Zippy’s Friends was to reduce rates of suicide by giving children the skills to cope with difficulties in adolescence and adult life, and the Canadian programme is run by the Center for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia (CRISE) at the University of Quebec at Montreal. CRISE Director Professor Brian Mishara was one of the original evaluators of Zippy’s Friends, and served as a Trustee of Partnership for Children.

Les amis de Zippy is currently running in the province of Quebec, largely in French-speaking schools. It is also running in an Aboriginal community in the north of Quebec province.

Our partner in Canada - CRISE-UQAM

Lorraine MilletteCoordinator: Lorraine Millette
Phone: +1 514987-4832


Partnership for Children, 26-27 Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1JH, England
Telephone : 00 44 (0) 20 8974 6004 - Registered Charity number: 1089810