Weekly News Roundup Apr 6-11, 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:

Study Shows Pandemic Tied To Spike In Suicide Among Black People – NPR
April 10, 2021
A new study from Maryland, US, has shown an increase in the suicide[…]

Research Roundup – March 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Mason, A., et al. (2021). A content analysis of Reddit users’ perspectives on reasons for not following through with a suicide attempt. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networks. DOI:10.1089/cyber.2020.0521.

Weekly News Roundup Mar 29 – Apr 5, 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:

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Run for Life 2021 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
April 6, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention is hosting the 4th annual Run for Life![…]

Run for Life 2021

Centre for Suicide Prevention is hosting the 4th annual Run for Life from Sept. 19 – 26, 2021! Run for Life will be[…]

Run for Life social kit

We encourage you to raise awareness for Run for Life 2021 on social using #runforlife2021. Create your own posts, use your own photos, or use some[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 22-28, 2021

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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:

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CSP Response to OCYA Mar 2021 Report – Centre for Suicide Prevention
March 26, 2021
Last week the Office[…]

CSP Response to OCYA Mar 2021 Report

Calgary, AB – Yesterday the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate of Alberta (OCYA) released their March 2021 Mandatory Report, which asked the Ministries of Health and Children’s Services to share the actions taken and results achieved in the first two years of Alberta’s five-year youth suicide prevention plan, as well as[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 15-21, 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:

Yukon’s new gender-affirming care policy is most comprehensive in Canada, experts say – CBC
March 18, 2021
The Yukon has developed a new gender-affirming care[…]

Write Here. Write Now.

Social connection is vital in preventing suicide, and we’ve all had to get creative during the pandemic when it comes to connecting with loved ones. Canada Post is helping people connect with[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 8 – 14, 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:

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Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – RD News Now
March 9, 2021
Preliminary data for suicide rates in Alberta in[…]