Weekly News Roundup April 15 – 22, 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:  Suicide policies in Canada and beyond: What’s working and what needs to change – Ottawa Citizen April 18, 2019 This article explores how suicide can be reduced through the implementation […]

Weekly News Roundup April 8 – 14, 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: More children and teens are having suicidal thoughts, but experts can’t pinpoint why – Global NewsApril 10, 2019 A study published in the Journal of American Medical Association(JAMA) journal has found […]

Weekly News Roundup April 1-7, 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: We Need to Change How We Talk About Suicide – OUTApril 4, 2019This article, written by the TREVOR Project, a LGBTQ+ suicide prevention and intervention organization, talks about how we can […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 25 – 31, 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: Media contagion of suicide is real. Here’s how to fix it. – SalonMarch 30, 2019This article explores the phenomenon of suicide contagion as it relates to the recent suicide deaths of […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 18 – 24, 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: CSP and CMHA Edmonton to host the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Conference – Centre for Suicide PreventionMarch 25, 2019We’re pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting the 30th annual […]

CSP and CMHA Edmonton to host the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Conference

We’re pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting the 30th annual Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention conference with the Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton. The conference will be held on October 16 – 18, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta. Our conference theme is Reconciliation: Honouring the Other. This theme forefronts the need to heal […]

Weekly News Roundup March 11 – 17, 2019

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: Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2018 campaign raises close to $750,000 – Calgary Herald March 15, 2019We were honoured by the Calgary Herald this year by being one of the twelve […]

Thank you to the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund

The Centre for Suicide Prevention was honoured by the Calgary Herald this year by being one of the twelve non-profit organizations chosen as a recipient of their 2018 Christmas Fund. This year, the fund totaled $746,465 with an additional $15,516 donated by the Calgary Firefighters Charitable Foundation. From this total, the Centre for Suicide Prevention […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 4 – 10, 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: Officer down – CBCMarch 10, 2019This is an investigative piece by the CBC accompanying a Fifth Estate episode examining the 12 Ontario Provincial Police suicide deaths that have taken place since […]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 24 – Mar 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: Featured: How many people are affected by one suicide? – Centre for Suicide PreventionFebruary 28, 2019It has long been thought that 6 people are affected by one suicide, but new research shows […]