Weekly News Roundup – Oct 10 – 15, 2017

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: In suicide attempt calls, police can be difference between life and death – Toronto Star October 13, 2017 Police in the Greater Toronto Area respond to thousands of suicide attempt calls […]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 2 – 9, 2017

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: Family of Attawapiskat teen who killed herself calls for coroner’s inquest – CBC October 9, 2017 Sheridan Hookimaw, 13, died by suicide two years ago in the northern Ontario community of […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 25 – Oct 1, 2017

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: The media’s role in suicide clusters – Advocate September 29, 2017 This opinion article examines the media’s role in suicide clusters. The article argues that the media can oversimplify suicide, citing […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 18-24, 2017

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: First Nations group seeks solutions for high youth suicide rates in Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Star Phoenix September 22, 2017 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) was directed to make suicide […]

What’s New in the Library, Fall 2017

Online Resources iE:23 Aiming for perfection: The Zero Suicide movement More and more health care systems, both in North America and Europe, are adopting the Zero Suicide approach and finding success. This editorial examines this movement which, by improving patient care and changing attitudes toward suicide, aims to eliminate suicide altogether. Books Among the Walking […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5-10, 2017

Hello Friends, 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: Roundup – World Suicide Prevention Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10-14, 2017 Last week was World Suicide Prevention Week 2017! Thank you to everyone who attended […]

Roundup – World Suicide Prevention Week 2017

September 10-17, 2017 was World Suicide Prevention Week! Our theme was Connection. Here’s a roundup of our activities last week: Sunday, September 10 8-9 pm Mysterious Barricades Concert University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre Calgary, Alberta Mara Grunau, Executive Director, spoke at the Calgary concert at the University of Calgary which was one of several happening all […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5 – 10, 2017

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 Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention September 5, 2017 Our theme this year is Connection, which is vital to suicide prevention. Strengthening connection within ourselves, connection to others, […]

Editorial: Aiming for Perfection – the Zero Suicide Movement

Our latest resource is an infoExchange editorial that explains the Zero Suicide initiative, the ultimate goal of which is to eliminate suicide completely. This editorial is available now on our website or as a direct PDF download.

2016 Annual Report

We’re pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report. Our theme this year is Connection. Together we support people at risk of suicide. Connection is the essence of our work. For the past several years, Centre for Suicide Prevention has been rekindling old and forging new relationships across vulnerable populations, organizations and governments. […]