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 […]

January 26, 2012

Support a National Suicide Prevention Strategy In support of the need for a National Suicide Prevention Strategy, the Centre for Suicide Prevention is including information in this email regarding a Private Members Bill by Member of Parliament, Harold Albrecht. Mr. Albrecht believes that the bill will go to second reading and be debated in February. […]

January 17, 2012

It’s Everybody’s Business: Alberta Communities Take Action to Reduce Suicide  A Learning SymposiumMarch 7-9, 2012   The Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) and the Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research (ACICR) are pleased to invite you to: It’s Everybody’s BusinessAlberta Communities Take Action to Reduce Suicide, A Learning Symposium, March 7th and 8th, with […]