Weekly News Roundup Sept 14-19, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Preventing physician suicide – American Medical Association
September 17, 2021
Physicians are at higher risk for suicide and thoughts of suicide than those in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept. 7-12, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Featured:
World Suicide Prevention Day – Centre for Suicide Prevention
World Suicide Prevention Day is a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness[…]

Research Roundup – August 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Lee, W. et al. (2021). Exploring the mediating role of methamphetamine use in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and attempted suicide. Addictive Behaviors. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107060
A study[…]

Annual Report 2020-21

For 40 years we’ve been talking about preventing suicide. We’ve driven conversations that break down stigma, promote togetherness, empower people in crisis, comfort the bereaved, equip caregivers and call people to action. Our library began collecting suicide information in 1981, and our collection now boasts close to 50,000 items. We started training people to skillfully[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 30 – Sept 6, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured:
World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 7, 2021
World Suicide Prevention Day is this Friday, September 10. This is a day to remember[…]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day is this Friday, September 10.

This is a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness about how suicide can be prevented.

We can all play a role in the prevention of suicide. Learn how with our blog, ‘How to help someone[…]

How to help someone thinking about suicide

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By Canadian Mental Health Association’s Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness about how suicide can be prevented. People who are considering suicide describe feeling hopeless, burdensome, overwhelmed, stuck, and[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 23-29, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Featured:
Impact of river trek still sinking in – St. Albert Today
August 26, 2021
Lisa Stocking paddle-boarded 650 km down the Athabasca River in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 16 – 22, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis For Communities Of Color – Science Friday
August 20, 2021
**Method warning** In the US in 2020 many communities saw[…]

Thank you to Volker Stevin Contracting

Thank you to Buddy Up Champion Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. for being a Run for Life 2021 Gold Partner and contributing $1000 to Run for Life. Volker Stevin‘s generous contribution helps make Run for Life possible. Run for Life is an event to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise[…]