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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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 

January 31, 2012

ASIST Training for Trainers
Centre 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[…]

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 Symposium
March 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 Business
Alberta Communities Take Action to Reduce Suicide,[…]

January 9, 2012

Centre for Suicide Prevention Announces Ed Yuen, RSW, as Training Manager

The Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Yuen, RSW,  as Training Manager.   
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Yuen to the position of Training Manager for[…]

December 22, 2011

CSP Holiday Office Closure We would like to let everyone know that the Centre for Suicide Prevention’s office’s will be closed from noon on December 23, 2011 through to January 2, 2012.  We will reopen for the new year January 3, 2012.