May 3, 2012

CSP on CBC’s the Homestretch CSP’s Curriculum Developer Suzanne McLeod was interviewed by Karen Moxley of CBC for a segment called “Suicide rates in native communities." The interview aired April 30, 2012, on the Homestretch and was part of a week- long series on Aboriginal Languages. Suzanne spoke about Aboriginal languages being a form of cultural continuity and […]

May 1, 2012

CSP attending suicide prevention Think Tank CSP’s Education Director, Mara Grunau, is in Ottawa, Ontario attending a Think Tank session as part of the National Collaborative for Suicide Prevention. The Collaborative is sponsored by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention (CASP), and Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR). The Centre for […]

April 18, 2012

New Additions to the Store We’ve added some great new items to the CSP Store!The “River of Life Poster” features a quote from Elder Casey Eagle Speaker, which is used in our River of Life: Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Online Course. We’ve also added our two Resource Toolkits, which are free to download and are […]

April 3, 2012

The “Bully” Movie Yesterday CSP Staffers were privileged to attend the advanced screening of the “Bully” movie. This was a great film highlighting the victims of bullying and the devastating measures (including suicide) they take when pushed too far by the mental and physical abuse of their antagonists. The main message of “Bully” is a call […]

April 2, 2012

New Study released by CMAJ “Suicide among children and adolescents in Canada: trends and sex differences, 1980-2008”  A new study was released today by the Canadian Medical Association Journal, which focused on suicide trends and sex differences over the span of 28 years.  Their interpretation reads: “Our results show that suicide rates in Canada are […]

March 19, 2012

Spring Workshops Now Posted CSP has just posted our Spring Workshops, including  Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention, Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children, and safeTALK: suicide awareness for everyone. Register online here

March 16, 2012

It’s Everybody’s Business – Learning Symposium Wrap Up Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our learning symposium last week! It went great! Click here to check out the Symposium website which is now updated with Media Coverage, the Live Twitter Feed of the Symposium, and a Photo Gallery!  New things coming next week […]

March 6, 2012

It’s Everybody’s Business: Alberta Communities Take Action to Reduce Suicide is 1 Day Away!The Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) and Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research (ACICR) are doing final preparations for tomorrow’s symposium! We’re all very excited and hope to see you there! Click here to find out more and to register The ACICR ladies […]

February 16, 2012

New Resource: Plus 65 Resource Toolkit CSP’s latest resource focuses on seniors and suicide.  “People 65 years and older, particularly men, have the highest suicide rate of any other group.” This toolkit contains: Statistics Warning Signs Risk Factors Protective Factors Case Study Click here to download the toolkit  Did you find this resource useful? Check […]

January 31, 2012

ASIST Training for TrainersCentre for Suicide Prevention is pleased to welcome 20 new trainers to our network! These trainers came out of our January 23-27, 2012 ASIST Training for Trainers session in Calgary, Alberta. Congratulations to all of those new ASIST Trainers across the province of Alberta! If you’re interested in becoming a Trainer, check frequently for opportunities.    CSP […]