November 1, 2011

4th Annual Honouring Life Conference held by AHS This past week, the 4th Annual Honouring Life: Aboriginal Youth and Communities Empowerment Strategy (AYCES) conference was held for two days, Oct. 25-26.  AYCES was launched in 2005 with the aim to help Alberta’s Aboriginal communities promote suicide prevention. Here’s some media coverage for this event:  Teen […]

October 24, 2011

Photo: CSP Display Booth at Alberta Health and Safety Conference CSP is in display booth #405  which has some great suicide prevention resources! The Trade Fair is running from October 24 – 26, 2011 at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park. Come check us out! Update: Thanks to everyone who stopped by to visit! This trade […]

October 21, 2011

CSP Attending Alberta Health and Safety Trade Fair CSP will be setting up a display in booth #405 full of great suicide prevention resources at the 10th Annual Alberta Health and Safety Trade Fair. The Trade Fair will be taking place October 24 – 26, 2011 at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park. Click here for […]

October 19, 2011

Photo: CSP at CUAI Resource Fair On Oct. 7, 2011 CSP attended the Calgary Urban Aboriginal Initiative’s (CUAI) Resource Fair. The fair was a great opportunity to meet people and inform them about the Centre!

October 13, 2011

Farewell to Rani Murji, Director of Education CSP would like to recognize Rani Murji, Director of Education, for five very productive years spent here at the Centre. Ms. Murji helped develop three programs with us including Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention Workshop, Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children (Workshop and Handbook) and the River of […]

October 11, 2011

CSP attends 2011 CASP Conference This year CSP presented two sessions at the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention’s (CASP) National Conference. Below are some pics from our Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children Poster Listing!

October 6, 2011CSP attending CUAI Resource Fair On Oct. 7, 2011 CSP will be attending the CUAI (Calgary Urban Aboriginal Initiative) Resource Fair at the Thorncliffe-Greenview Community Association Centre from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

October 5, 2011

Many Thanks To all our trainers, organizers and support personnel who work so hard in the area of suicide prevention. The country is waking up to the need for training, talking, support, partnerships and strategy. You continue to provide this much-needed service. Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving.

October 5, 2011

 Canada AM “Speak Out on Suicide” segments Recently the media has been giving suicide more exposure and CSP would like to highlight those media outlets who have been responsibly covering the issue of stigma surrounding suicide. Last week, the Globe and Mail ran a great series of features about suicide, which we’ve compiled here.  This week, […]

September 30, 2011

CTV’s Canada AM invites viewers to Speak Out on Suicide On the week of October 3, 2011, CTV’s Canada AM will be running a series of stories focusing in on suicide. Tune in and check out this important media coverage!  Click here to read the article announcing and explaining this initiative