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 Canada are increasing among female children and adolescents and decreasing among male children and adolescents…”

Click here for the full study with abstract

Since this study was so heavily covered by Canadian Media, we’ve created a list of links which includes all media coverage.

PostMedia News
“Suicide rates among Canadian girls rising”
Picked up by: Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, The Province, The Star Phoenix Saskatoon, Calgary Herald, Leader Post, Victoria Times Colonist, Windsor Star, Nanaimo Daily News, Regina Leader-Post, Windsor Star, Edmonton Journal

Canadian Press
“Suicide among females 10-19 up slightly, males down: study”
Picked up by: CTV News, Hamilton Spectator, CityNews Toronto, 680 News Calgary, News 1130 Vancouver, 570 News Waterloo, Brandon Sun, Lethbridge Herald, Winnipeg Free Press, Global Saskatoon, Global Montreal, Global BC, Global Edmonton, Global Winnipeg, Global Regina, Global Toronto

QMI Agency
“Suicide rates among Canadian girls rising”
Picked up by: Canoe, Vancouver 24 Hours, Calgary 24 Hours 

Toronto Star
“Suicide rates among girls going up, but decreasing for boys: CMHAJ study”

CBC Health
“Suicide rate rises for teen girls, Suffocation shifting to younger ages”

Globe and Mail

“Youth suicide rates rising among Canadian girls”

“Report in Canadian Medical Journal shows youth suicide rates falling”

Global TV (Calgary)
“Suicide rates” Video