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

September 29, 2011

CSP to Present at LivingWorks Conference in Newfoundland This Friday, Sept. 30 CSP Trainer Andrea Carlucci will be presenting a session at the 2011 Annual Newfoundland ASIST Training Conference. Andrea will be presenting on our Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children and Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention Workshops.  Schedule:Sept. 30, 2011Tattered Teddies & Straight Talk 3 p.m. – […]

September 27, 2011

iE: InfoExchange – The Media and High-Profile Suicides CSP has just released the latest iE: InfoExchange article written by our librarian, Robert Olson.  This topic was chosen based on it’s timeliness – suicide has been all over the media in the past few months and this issue of iE will address the media’s competency in […]

September 26, 2011

Globe and Mail runs series Focusing on Suicide This week the Globe and Mail will be running a series of features focusing on suicide: the stigma, warning signs, personal stories, and more. We will be updating this post all week to bring you the stories as we feel the Globe is doing a great job […]

September 9, 2011

Light a candle on World Suicide Prevention Day to remember those lost The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is encouraging the public to light a candle by a window at 8 p.m. on World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10 to remember those lost to suicide and support suicide survivors. 

September 8, 2011

 CSP to present a session at CMHA National Conference CSP will be attending the National CMHA Conference in Kelowna, BC on Sept. 14. One of our trainers, Kevin Hodgson, will be presenting a session on our two original workshops, developed at CSP, entitled “Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children” and “Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention.” […]

August 31, 2011

Athletes and Risk of Suicide Tragically, suicide doesn’t discriminate; no one is immune to depression, including the professional athletes we admire and look up to. Recently there have been three tragic deaths related to suicide in the NHL world; Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien, and, most recently Wade Belak. These deaths bring about an interesting question […]