CSP responds to newly released suicide statistics from
Medical Examiner (Alberta Justice)

A CBC story regarding the elevation in suicide rates for the period of January-June 2015 clearly resonated with Albertans. Numerous media outlets requested interviews with CSP Executive Director, Mara Grunau.

Recent media coverage includes:

Suicide rate in Alberta up 30 percent – CBC Calgary Eyeopener (Radio)
Dec. 7, 2015

News at Six CalgaryCBC News (TV) 

Dec. 7, 2015

Alberta suicide rate up 30%, province looking for answers Global News (TV)
Dec. 7, 2015

Suicide rates in Alberta jump 30% in first half of 2015 – 660 News (Online)
Dec. 7, 2015

Suicide rate in Alberta climbs 30 % in wake of mass oil patch layoffs – CBC News (Online)
Dec. 8, 2015

Alberta’s suicide rates are up 30% amid oilpatch crisis – VICE (Online)
Dec. 8, 2015

Suicide rates on the rise in Alberta
CTV, Canada AM, December 10, 2015

Suicide rate in Canada’s Alberta up 30% amid oilpatch crisis – RT.com (Online) 
Dec. 8, 2015

Alberta’s suicide rate jumps significantly in first half of 2015 – NewsTALK 1290 (Radio)
Dec. 8, 2015

Alberta suicide rate increases– 

CTV News Channel  (TV)
Dec. 8, 2015

The correlation between layoffs and suicidesAlberta PrimeTime (TV)
Dec. 10, 2015

Opinion: New suicide trajectory is alarmingEdmonton Journal (Online)
Dec. 11, 2015

Suicide prevention everyone’s jobLethbridge Herald (Online)
Dec. 12, 2015

The boom, the bust, the darkness: suicide rate soars in wake of Canada’s oil patch crisisThe Guardian (Online)
Dec. 14, 2015

Suicide rate increases by 30 percentMountainview Gazette (Online)
Dec. 15, 2015

Suicide rate soars in Alberta as job losses mountOilPrice.com
Dec. 15. 2015