October 26, 2012

CSP attending Mental Health Awareness Week CSP is excited to be a part of the University of Calgary’s Mental Health Awareness Week.  This week is being hosted by the University Wellness Centre, and is meant to bring awareness of mental health to students across campus.  CSP will have a booth in the Services[…]

October 18, 2012

CSP attends CASP Conference 2012 – Highlights CSP had a great time at the CASP Conference this year in Niagara Falls, ON! We sent our Executive Director, Diane Yackel and Education Director, Mara Grunau. Curriculum Developer Suzanne McLeod and Librarian Robert Olson presented on Cyberbullying and Suicide. CSP Trainer’s Andrea Carlucci and Joan Roy also[…]

October 1, 2012

CSP attending CASP Conference 2012  We’re very excited to announce that the Centre will be presenting twice at the upcoming Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) Conference October 15-17, 2012 in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
  Tuesday, October 16 CSP Staff Members Suzanne McLeod, Curriculum Developer and Robert Olson, Librarian will be presenting on the[…]

September 25, 2012

CSP receives donation from Silent Auction This past Sunday, September 23, the Centre for Suicide Prevention’s Education Director Mara Grunau was honoured to receive the proceeds of a silent auction at the book launch for "Swallow" by Theanna Bischoff.  The book is about two sisters, one of whom dies by suicide at 19.  Thank you to Theanna[…]

August 27, 2012

World Suicide Prevention Day 2012 The Centre for Suicide Prevention is looking forward to participating in World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2012! CSP will be hosting an Open House to inform guests about suicide prevention and about what we do here at the Centre. This year, we’re offering 3 FREE suicide[…]

July 16, 2012

Question for AFN Candidate Chiefs Due to the upcoming Assembly of First Nations (AFN) elections, the Centre for Suicide Prevention posed a question to Candidate Chiefs- “How do you see a very real effort (for suicide prevention) being made for your people, our people?” Here’s the full message: 
The Centre for Suicide Prevention would[…]

June 21, 2012

What’s New in the Library – June 2012 CSP has had some great acquisitions to our over 45,000 items in the month of June. We’ve added a book about suicide among police by renowned Canadian scholar Antoon Leenars, and a guide to responding to self harm in children and adolescents. Two DVD’s were[…]

June 18, 2012

Annual Report 2011-12 CSP is proud to present to you our 2011-12 Annual Report! This year has been filled with so many exciting new experiences! We’ve been to Ottawa to witness to the Senate, begun a collection of free online resources, been across the country to talk about suicide prevention, trained over 5,500 participants and[…]

June 15, 2012

Training for Trainers Session in Fall 2012 CSP is excited to announce a new opportunity to become a Trainer! We will be hosting a Training for Trainers session in Newfoundland October 29-November 2, 2012. This session is specifically for our Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention and Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in[…]

May 15, 2012

Recap: CSP Called to Witness to Senate Committee
This past Monday, May 14, 2012 the Centre for Suicide Prevention presented to the Senate Committee for Human Rights on Cyber Bullying and Its Relationship to Suicide. Suzanne McLeod, Curriculum Developer and Robert Olson, Librarian witnessed to the Senate based on our research of Cyber Bullying[…]