Weekly News Roundup Oct 18-24, 2021

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:

UK dads who lost their daughters to suicide finish 300-mile walk – Guardian
October 23, 2021
A group of three men who lost their daughters[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 11-17, 2021

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: Innu community in eastern Quebec welcomes suicide prevention program – APTN
October 15, 2021
Innu First Nation Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam, located in the north shore region[…]

Research Roundup – September 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Allen, J., Wexler, L. & Rasmus, S. (2021). Protective factors as a unifying framework for strength-based intervention and culturally responsive American Indian and Alaska Native suicide prevention. Prevention[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct. 4-10, 2021

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: Protesters outside N.L. jail call for better care for prisoners after inmate suicide – Toronto Star
October 10, 2021
A demonstration was held in St. John’s demanding better mental health[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2021

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:
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 30, 2021
On September 30th Centre for Suicide Prevention acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation,[…]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today, September 30, Centre for Suicide Prevention acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools and their families and communities. Indigenous people have known and endured colonization and racism for many generations. “More than 150,000 children attended residential schools; many never returned” (National[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 20-26, 2021

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:
Run for Life – CTV Calgary
From September 19-26, Centre for Suicide Prevention hosted the 4th annual Run for LIfe, a virtual[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 14-19, 2021

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:

Preventing physician suicide – American Medical Association
September 17, 2021
Physicians are at higher risk for suicide and thoughts of suicide than those in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept. 7-12, 2021

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 Day – Centre for Suicide Prevention
World Suicide Prevention Day is a day to remember those we’ve lost to suicide and raise awareness[…]

Research Roundup – August 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Lee, W. et al. (2021). Exploring the mediating role of methamphetamine use in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and attempted suicide. Addictive Behaviors. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107060
A study[…]