August 29, 2011

World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10, 2011     The Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) would like to bring to your attention World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), which happens every year on September 10 and focuses on suicide prevention. Please feel free to print off the poster below and use it for the promotion of WSPD! […]

August 28, 2011

CSP releasing a new series of resource articles entitled “IE” CSP is very excited to announce the release of our first “IE: InfoExchange” article! The purpose of IE is to educate and engage people in suicide information and prevention. We encourage you to leave your feedback under each article, as we would love to have an […]

August 25, 2011

AHS and CSP teaming up to offer  ASIST Training for Trainers This week, the Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) will be training 10 new trainers for Alberta Health Services (AHS). These trainers will learn to facilitate the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) course, which is a great suicide intervention method. If you’re interested in […]

July 27, 2011

What’s Happening with the Library The role of the library here at the Centre for Suicide Prevention is evolving. In the months to come we will be consulting with community members to identify perceived strengths and gaps in our services and resources.  Through the insights received from these consultations we hope to find new ways to […]

July 20, 2011

Suzanne McLeod joins CSP Team as Curriculum Developer The Centre for Suicide Prevention is pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Suzanne McLeod, BA, MA. Suzanne has worked with us in the past on our River of Life Online Course, collaborating with Rani Murji, Education Director. Suzanne will be updating existing workshops, making their content more […]

July 13, 2011

Tattered Teddies is added to AAS recommended reading list Due to the positive review of CSP original publication Tattered Teddies: An Interactive Handbook about the Awareness and Prevention of Suicide in Children, the American Association of Suicidology has now added the handbook to their Recommended Readings list!   Click here for AAS Recommended Readings Click here […]

July 6, 2011

CSP to Present two workshop sessions at CASP National Conference CSP is very excited to announce our participation in the CASP National Conference, “New Conversations on Suicidality,” taking place in October 2011 in Vancouver, BC. Our Curriculum Developer, Suzanne McLeod, will be presenting a workshop about the development and curriculum of our own workshop; River of Life: […]

July 4, 2011

Tattered Teddies Receives Glowing Reviews from AAS The American Association for Suicidology (AAS) has given the CSP original publication Tattered Teddies: An Interactive Handbook about Suicide in Children a very positive review. “Tattered Teddies is a valuable contribution in that it provides information which is evidence based and drawn from current research within the child suicide […]

June 21, 2011

CSP offers safeTALK workshop in Summer For the first time in four years, CSP is holding a safeTALK workshop in July on Friday the 22.Click here to register; be sure to attend this great suicide awareness workshop!

June 16, 2011

CSP attends Volunteer Fair On Friday, June 17 CSP attended Service Canada’s Youth Volunteer Fair at the Harry Hays Building in downtown Calgary.It was great to have the opportunity to meet so many motivated young people and listen to what they have to say! This was also a great chance to teach all attendees of […]