Using my demons to make good: The short- and long-term impact of participating in suicide-related research

Participation in suicide-related research is generally associated with more positive than negative outcomes. However, sparse research has examined the longevity of any effects of participation. Here, we report the first qualitative examination of both the immediate and long-term views of participating in suicide-related research interviews. Thematic analysis indicated that participants had positive experiences, including increased […]

Empowering youth to build BRIDGES: Youth leadership in suicide prevention

Suicide is a prevalent health issue for youth and understanding youth experiences is critical for the development of effective prevention strategies. Although youth perceptions regarding suicide are relatively well studied, there is a paucity of youth voices in the planning, design, facilitation, and implementation of suicide prevention research. This study examines youth perceptions of suicide […]

Participatory model building for suicide prevention in Canada

Background Suicide is a behaviour that results from a complex interplay of factors, including biological, psychological, social, cultural, and environmental factors, among others. A participatory model building workshop was conducted with fifteen employees working in suicide prevention at a federal public health organization to develop a conceptual model illustrating the interconnections between such factors. Through […]