As WHO Announces Suicide is 'large public health problem,' Ottawa Author Launches 'Happiness 4 Humanity' Movement

Ottawa's own internationally noted spiritual author Cindy Teevens aims to reverse rising suicide rates with the 'Happiness 4 Humanity' crowdfunding campaign launching Wednesday, September 10th – World Suicide Prevention Day.

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Recent celebrity suicides highlight the public health problem plaguing our society today. This week, the WHO called for action to reduce global suicide rate of 800,000 a year.

"Everything we thought about happiness is wrong," Cindy Teevens, local author who swapped suicide for joy, and has dedicated her life to suicide prevention.

Ontario loses 1,185 people to suicide each year. On World Suicide Prevention Day, Teevens launches the 'Happiness 4 Humanity' campaign to raise $12,200 to facilitate free, large-scale public Inner Peace and Happiness Workshops, reversing the rising stress, depression and suicide rates in Ottawa, with an eye for a cross-Canada tour.


  • Do People Really Want To Die?
  • The Warning Signs of Suicide and What We Can Do About Them
  • Why People Commit Suicide
  • What Makes People Have Suicidal Thoughts
  • How to Be Happy No Matter What!


Link to Happiness 4 Humanity crowdfunding page:

Cindy Teevens is one of the leading inner peace and happiness facilitators, exceptional and unique in helping people shift their state and transform their lives permanently, from the inside out. She wrote two books on the subject: The Happiness Lie, and Alchemy, which won the 2010 Next Top Spiritual Author Award Contest, surpassing 3,000 submissions from around the world. Her radical understandings on our society's beliefs about happiness have helped thousands break out of the toxic cycle of depression and suicidal thoughts.

Cindy is a trained Suicide Interventionist, certified by the Canadian Mental Health Association and the ASIST Centre for Suicide Prevention. She has been dubbed "The Happiest Canadian" by an American radio personality.


SOURCE: Samantha Dumas Inc

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