When addressing sensitive collective challenges like youth suicide, sustainability is key –when it comes to community mobilization. Long lasting effects mean thinking beyond the present. Sustainability shouldn't be an afterthought – it’s an important consideration at the beginning of the community mobilization process and remains a constant throughout.
Based on evidence and input from a variety of stakeholders doing similar youth suicide prevention work in Ontario, we’ve combined some key elements that can help you sustain your initiatives. This section also offers information on creating a sustainability plan.