Weekly News Roundup March 22-28, 2021

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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:

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CSP Response to OCYA Mar 2021 Report – Centre for Suicide Prevention
March 26, 2021
Last week the Office[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 8 – 14, 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:

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Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – RD News Now
March 9, 2021
Preliminary data for suicide rates in Alberta in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar. 1-7, 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:

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Alberta’s suicide rate seems to have declined in 2020 – Red Deer Advocate
March 3, 2021
Preliminary data is showing a decline in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 8-15, 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:

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Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – EverythingGP
February 15, 2021
Preliminary data from the Medical Examiner’s office in Alberta shows[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 1-7, 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:
Many assumed suicides would spike in 2020. So far, the data tells a different story – CBC
February 8, 2021
Preliminary data from medical examiner’s[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 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:

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When kids are in crisis, how can we help them? – Broadview Magazine
January 5, 2021
*Content and method warning* This article discusses suicide in children, which[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec. 6 – 13, 2020

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Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. This week’s news roundup will be our last for 2020! Here’s what we found last week:

Featured:
Suicides up sharply on Toronto subway during pandemic – Globe[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 9 – 15, 2020

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:

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U of C introduces new suicide prevention framework to support students – Calgary Herald
November 12, 2020
*Terminology warning – use of commit*[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, 2020

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:

UCP gives $220K for local suicide prevention effort  – Medicine Hat News
October 29, 2020
The provincial government has announced they will be giving $200,000, earmarked for suicide prevention efforts, to CMHA-Medicine Hat.[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2020

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:

Medicine Hat’s suicide numbers are on pace to double last year’s – Medicine Hat News
October 3, 2020
Medicine Hat, Alberta, had 5 suicides[…]