Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 13 – 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: Featured: Meet the woman saving lives, while saving herself in the process – Calgary Journal Feb. 15, 2017 Mara Grunau, Executive Director for Centre for Suicide Prevention, talks about the toll […]

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 6 – 12, 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: Prosperity or Bust – Avenue Magazine Feb. 6, 2017 In this feature about Calgary’s boom and bust economy, CSP Trainer and Distress Centre Calgary’s Clinical Services Manager David Kirby talks […]

Thank you, Highlander Wine!

Thank you to Highlander Wine and Spirits who raised over $2400 for the Centre for Suicide Prevention! We were privileged to be chosen as the recipient charity for their Give Back fundraiser which donates 20% of select online wine and liquor  sales to the selected charity. Thank you to everyone who donated by purchasing online!

Opening Soon: CSP Learning Centre

We’re expanding our offices to include a Learning Centre, which will be fully operational in March! We’re still in the same location, but we’ve taken over the offices next door to accommodate space for hosting our workshops. We’re extremely excited about this expansion, but we need your help! Kahanoff Conference Centre is providing us with the […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 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: Conference explores suicide among entrepreneurs – CBC Feb. 5, 2017 Melissa Mackey of Ignite Me Now hosted a conference in downtown Calgary for entrepreneurs, with the goal of allowing them […]

WeTalks Conference for entrepreneurs

This past weekend, Centre for Suicide Prevention’s Mara Grunau spoke at the WeTalks Summit, an event focusing on personal growth, transformation & business success for entrepreneurs. Melissa Mackey of Ignite Me Now created the event with the goal of allowing fellow entrepreneurs to share their struggles with mental health. “So many entrepreneurs feel that there’s no hope,” Mackey said. […]

Trauma and suicide toolkit

Our latest resource is a toolkit about trauma and suicide. This toolkit explains how those who have been impacted by trauma can become at risk for suicide. This toolkit is available now!

Give Back with Highlander Wine Feb. 8

Calling all wine lovers! In just ONE WEEK on Wednesday, February 8th Highlander Wine will donate 20% of select wine sales to the Centre for Suicide Prevention. The Give Back Day Sale runs from 11am until midnight. We will send out a reminder email on the day of the sale letting you know which select wine and spirits […]

Thank you, Fragments team!

Earlier this month, Centre for Suicide Prevention was honoured to the recipient organization for Fragments Multi-Arts Gala, held in honour of Chriz Tenz. The event was organized by and featured the work of Tenz’ friends and fellow artists. The Fragments Multi-Arts Gala raised over $1600! Thank you to the Fragments Team for your donation to […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 23 – 29, 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: Suicide rate drops in 2016 – Airdrie City View Jan. 26, 2017 The suicide rate in Alberta dropped in 2016, showing a decrease of almost 100 in the first 6 […]