Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5-10, 2017

Hello Friends, Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured: Roundup – World Suicide Prevention Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10-14, 2017 Last week was World Suicide Prevention Week 2017! Thank you to everyone who attended […]

Roundup – World Suicide Prevention Week 2017

September 10-17, 2017 was World Suicide Prevention Week! Our theme was Connection. Here’s a roundup of our activities last week: Sunday, September 10 8-9 pm Mysterious Barricades Concert University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre Calgary, Alberta Mara Grunau, Executive Director, spoke at the Calgary concert at the University of Calgary which was one of several happening all […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5 – 10, 2017

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured: World Suicide Prevention Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention September 5, 2017 Our theme this year is Connection, which is vital to suicide prevention. Strengthening connection within ourselves, connection to others, […]

Editorial: Aiming for Perfection – the Zero Suicide Movement

Our latest resource is an infoExchange editorial that explains the Zero Suicide initiative, the ultimate goal of which is to eliminate suicide completely. This editorial is available now on our website or as a direct PDF download.

2016 Annual Report

We’re pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report. Our theme this year is Connection. Together we support people at risk of suicide. Connection is the essence of our work. For the past several years, Centre for Suicide Prevention has been rekindling old and forging new relationships across vulnerable populations, organizations and governments. […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 28 – Sept 4, 2017

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: BC’s wildfires spark mental health concern for firefighters: chief – CBC September 4, 2017 The fire chief for 150 Mile House in BC, Stan McCarthy, is concerned about the long-term effects […]

World Suicide Prevention Week 2017

September 10-17, 2017 is our World Suicide Prevention Week! World Suicide Prevention Day is meant to remember those who have died by suicide, and to help increase awareness about this devastating issue. Our theme this year is Connection, which is vital to suicide prevention. Strengthening connection within ourselves, connection to others, and connection throughout our […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 21 – 27, 2017

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: ‘It’s such a lonely loss’: Northern Sask. families affected by suicide call for more open discussion – CBC August 26, 2017 A group of families from northern Saskatchewan who have been […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 14 – 20, 2017

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Quiet epidemic of suicide claims France’s farmers – New York Times August 20, 2017 France’s public health institute released statistics that show 985 farmers killed themselves between 2007 and 2011 – […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 7 – 13, 2017

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured: Reducing the incidence of suicide on transit rail systems – Urban Mobility Forum Summer Edition This feature talks about our partnership with Calgary Transit, Distress Centre Calgary and LivingWorks Education […]