Weekly News Roundup June 14-20, 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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Indigenous people, trauma, and suicide prevention – Centre for Suicide Prevention
June 21, 2021
Today is Indigenous Peoples Day, and we’ve updated our toolkit[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 7-13, 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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Sexual and gender minority resources – Centre for Suicide Prevention
June 10, 2021
June is #PrideMonth! Learn more about how suicide can be prevented[…]

CSP partnering with Lumino Health

Centre for Suicide Prevention is pleased to partner with Lumino Health to appear, alongside the Buddy Up campaign, on their Discovery lab. Lumino Health allows you to access local health-care providers in person and virtually. Search and book appointments quickly and easily, and access relevant health and wellness content and the latest health innovations.[…]

Sexual and gender minority resources

June is #PrideMonth! Learn more about how suicide can be prevented in sexual and gender minorities with these resources.

Research Roundup – May 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Chen, Y-Y., et al. (2021). Caregiving as suicide prevention : An ecological 20-country study of the association between men’s family carework, unemployment, and suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.[…]

Weekly news roundup May 31 – June 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:

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Sending condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 31, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention sends its condolences[…]

Criminalizing conversion therapy prevents suicide in sexual and gender minorities

Centre for Suicide Prevention commends the Government of Canada for proposing the criminalization of conversion therapy throughout Canada through the tabling of Bill C-8.

Update: We commend[…]

Sending condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation

Centre for Suicide Prevention sends its condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation for the tragic loss of its children. This is a day of reckoning for Canada – the unearthing of these children providing hard evidence for the evils Indigenous people have known and endured for generations. There is nothing we can say[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 25-30, 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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The accuracy and reliability of suicide statistics: Why it matters. – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 27, 2021
Suicide reporting is complicated. Suicide deaths[…]

Suicide reporting and statistics

This blog is a summary of our newly released article The accuracy and reliability of suicide statistics: Why it matters. Suicide reporting is complicated. Unlike with other deaths, suicide can be difficult to determine, as it may not be known whether the person had the intent to die. A death is only ever[…]