Weekly News Roundup September 24 – 29, 2019

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: Advocates raise alarm about suicide and the economy – CBCSeptember 27, 2019The University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy has released a new analysis of data that looked at suicide statistics […]

Weekly News Roundup September 16 – 23, 2019

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: Can Three Numbers Stem the Tide of American Suicides? – The AtlanticSeptember 22, 2019The Federal Communications Commission has recommended a three digit number for the national crisis line in the US, […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019 Roundup

Last week, September 10, was World Suicide Prevention Day. All week long, we hosted and attended events to raise awareness for suicide and its prevention. We also contributed to a number of news stories, and released new publications.  CSP in the news High suicide rates for Indigenous youths sparks action from Alberta government – Calgary HeraldSeptember 10, […]

Weekly news roundup September 9 – 15, 2019

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: High suicide rates for Indigenous youths sparks action from Alberta government – Calgary HeraldSeptember 10, 2019The government of Alberta has launched graphic novels for First Nations and Metis youth as part […]

Weekly News Roundup September 3 – 8, 2019

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 2019 – Centre for Suicide PreventionTomorrow, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. All week long, we’ll be raising awareness about suicide and its prevention. We’ve released a […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

Tomorrow, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day.  In remembrance of those lost to suicide, we encourage you to light a candle or lantern by a window at 8 pm tomorrow.  All week long, we’ll be raising awareness about suicide and its prevention.  New publication: Safety plans to prevent suicide A safety plan is an […]

John Fluevog Shoes Fundraiser Edmonton 2019

Join us for a good excuse to buy shoes and our first John Fluevog Shoes fundraiser in Edmonton, Alberta! Drop by anytime between 2 to 4 pm on Saturday, September 21 to enjoy beautiful shoes by John Fluevog, and delicious snacks by Sunterra. Where? John Fluevog ShoesWhyte Avenue, Edmonton10330 82 Ave NWEdmonton, Alberta When?Saturday, Sept. […]

John Fluevog Shoes Fundraiser Calgary 2019

It’s that time of year again, that time when we give you a really good excuse to buy shoes, and not just any shoes, but beautifully crafted and designed John Fluevog Shoes! Thursday, November 14, 20194:30 – 7:30 pmJohn Fluevog Shoes 207 8 Ave SWCalgary, Alberta Come enjoy an evening of beautiful shoes, and delicious beverages […]

Weekly News Roundup August 26 – September 3, 2019

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: Calif. student IDs must have suicide prevention phone number – Inquirer.netAugust 31, 2019The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number, as well as the Crisis Text Line number, will appear on the student […]

Weekly News Roundup August 19 – 25, 2019

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: 2018-2019 Annual Report: Inform, transform – Centre for Suicide PreventionWe inform to transform: once people know suicide is preventable, and understand the role they play in its prevention, they reach out […]