CSP would like to give a big thank you to Kaila Hagley, our SAIT intern student! Kaila came to us from the Administrative Information Managment program.  Thanks for all your hard work, Kaila! We’ll miss you!

Last Friday CSP’s Aboriginal Liaison Ed Yuen had an information booth at the Siksika Health Fair! Thanks to everyone who came, we had a great experience.

Mental Health Week Recap

Last week was Mental Health Week! There was tons of great stuff going on, including several informative twitter chats and news stories.  Below we’ve compiled a list of what we found useful; let us know if we’re missing something! Global News “Young Minds” Youth Mental Health Series CMHA Calgary Twitter Chat 

CSP Staffers enjoyed a lovely potluck lunch today!

This week the Centre for Suicide Prevention is in Edmonton, Alberta to Train our Trainers in the new edition of ASIST!

Thank you, Cenovus!

CSP would like to thank Cenovus for donating their office furniture to us! It looks great! BEFORE

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CSP Staff attends Tattered Teddies Workshop

Today our staff got together to take/re-take our Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children Workshop with Trainer Kevin Hodgson!  Click here for more information on the workshop

“Breakdown” – CBC Series on Children’s Mental Health

This week, CBC Calgary is running a broadcast series focusing on Children’s Mental Health. This is a great topic of focus as we know that early prevention of suicidal risk factors in youth and childhood can greatly minimize the chance of risks carrying on into adulthood. We’ll compile a list of story links as they[…]

CSP Welcomes New Staff Members and Associates

The Centre for Suicide Prevention is happy to announce some new additions to our team! We would like to welcome Andrea Ingstrup, who is working with us on an exciting new project, as well as Research Assistant Karin Lavoie and Hilary Sirman,Trainer Liaison.