Here at CSP we’re always adding new materials to our exclusively suicide-related library! This summer we’ve added two free online resources about aboriginal suicide prevention. We’ve also acquired books on teen suicide risk, student distress and cognitive behavioural prevention of suicide. Two DVDs were added including one on athletes and depression and teen suicide bereavement.[…]

CSP’s office’s are in Calgary, Alberta and right now the Calgary Stampede is going on! We were happy to attend the Kahanoff Centre’s “Klassy Kowboy Korral”! Yeehaw! Thanks to Charleen McPhail for the great pictures of our staff! From the top – First image from left: Charleen McPhail and Ed Yuen; Third Image from Left:[…]

All week, CSP has been attending Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary events.  Today, Diane Yackel, Executive Director and Mara Grunau, Education Director listened to Aboriginal Relations Minister Robin Campbell as he addressed the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

CSP was happy to attend the Aboriginal Awareness Week Opening Ceremony at Olympic Plaza June 17.  The ceremony honoured Mother Earth, with speakers including the Honourable Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Chief Roy Whitney, Elder Victoria Aberdeen Crowchild and Keynote Elder Dave Courchene. We also enjoyed entertainment from Throat Boxer Nelson Tagoona. CSP’s Aboriginal Liaison Ed Yuen will be[…]

CSP is pleased to announce a new resource just in time for Aboriginal Awareness Week!  Click here to check it out

Aboriginal Awareness Week is June 17-21! To celebrate, CSP is releasing our Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Toolkit on June 17. Here’s a list of our existing Aboriginal Resources: Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Resource Toolkit River of Life: Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Online Course Aboriginal Youth Cyberbullying Special Feature

Yesterday CSP released our 2012-2013 Annual Report detailing our activities in the past year. Click here to check it out

CSP is happy to announce a Training for Trainers session happening in Newfoundland from June 17-21! CMHA Newfoundland will be hosting the T4T which will train new Trainers in CSP’s Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention Workshop and Tattered Teddies: A Workshop about Suicide in Children.

CSP Commends CBC

The Centre for Suicide Prevention would like to commend David Gray and the CBC for their willingness to directly but sensitively address the issue of suicide in their interviews. This past Friday, May 31, David Gray interviewed Ex-NHL goalie Clint Malarchuk on the Calgary Eyeopener. He asked Malarchuk about his suicide attempt and ideation, having[…]

CSP had more fun today when we announced the winners of our colouring contest! Thanks to Jackie Stafford for the lovely illustration!