World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

This year’s World Suicide Prevention Day theme, The First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum, a framework developed by Thunderbird Partnership Foundation with Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners including Health Canada, which describes and explains these four aspects in action, and how aligning them brings wholeness. This is also the theme of[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 1-7, 2020

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:

Grappling With The Rise Of Work-Related Suicide During The Pandemic: How To Support Yourself And Fellow Coworkers – Forbes
September 5, 2020
Employers have[…]

Research Roundup – August 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Oliffe, J., et al. (2020). Help-seeking prior to male suicide: Bereaved men perspectives. Social Science & Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113173
This Canadian study examines the help-seeking behaviours[…]

5th Annual Evan Skowron Memorial Golf Tournament

The Evan Skowron Memorial Golf Tournament is played in memory of an amazing son, brother, cousin, nephew, and friend. The aim of this tournament is to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention. […]

Weekly News Roundup August 25 – 31, 2020

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: Buddy Up for the month of September – Centre for Suicide Prevention
August 31, 2020
Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide[…]

Buddy Up for the month of September

Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide Prevention is promoting the Buddy Up campaign with the help of our Champions. This campaign was created for men by men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. Learn more about how you[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 17 – 24, 2020

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:

Experts, parents call for more mental health support as kids head back to school – CBC
August 22, 2020
People are concerned about the[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 10 – 16, 2020

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: Cuthand: Solution to suicide crisis needs to come from Indigenous community – The Star Phoenix
August 15, 2020
The rate of suicide among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan is three[…]

Research Roundup – July 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month:
 
Opara, I., et al. (2020). Suicide among black children: An integrated model of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide and intersectionality theory for researchers and clinicians. Journal of Black Studies. 1-21.

Weekly News Roundup August 3 – 9, 2020

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:

Saskatoon runner inspiring hope amid youth suicide crisis, pandemic – The Star Phoenix
August 10, 2020
Tarrant Cross Child used running to help him[…]