Weekly News Roundup Nov 20-26, 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:

Fund captures the spirit of giving to help our most vulnerable – Calgary Herald
November 26, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention is honoured once again[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov 13-19, 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:

Why Are More Black Kids Suicidal? A Search for Answers. – New York Times
November 18, 2021
**Method warning** A study[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov 8-12, 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:

Here’s Why Experts Think Suicides Dropped During The Pandemic – BuzzFeed News
November 12, 2021
Suicide rates in the US dropped for the second year[…]

Research Roundup – October 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Berona, J., Whitton, S., Newcomb, M. Mustanski, B. & Gibbons, R. (2021). Predicting the transition from suicidal ideation to suicide attempt among sexual and gender minority youths. Psychiatric[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov 1-7, 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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Mental health issues common in oilsands workers, University of Alberta study reveals – CBC
October 31, 2021
A new study[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 25-31, 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:

Will Smith discusses suicide in new YouTube series trailer – CNN
October 31, 2021
In a trailer for actor Will Smith’s docuseries “Will Smith: The[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 18-24, 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:

UK dads who lost their daughters to suicide finish 300-mile walk – Guardian
October 23, 2021
A group of three men who lost their daughters[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 11-17, 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: Innu community in eastern Quebec welcomes suicide prevention program – APTN
October 15, 2021
Innu First Nation Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam, located in the north shore region[…]

Research Roundup – September 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Allen, J., Wexler, L. & Rasmus, S. (2021). Protective factors as a unifying framework for strength-based intervention and culturally responsive American Indian and Alaska Native suicide prevention. Prevention[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct. 4-10, 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: Protesters outside N.L. jail call for better care for prisoners after inmate suicide – Toronto Star
October 10, 2021
A demonstration was held in St. John’s demanding better mental health[…]