Weekly News Roundup July 2 – 7, 2019

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: Suicide prevention: can a petition save lives on this bridge? – BBC
July 5, 2019
Many people have died from a bridge in a town in Scotland, so many[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 23 – 28, 2019

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: Mental-health programs tailored for Muslims gain traction in Canada – Globe and Mail 
April 28, 2019 The Khalil Centre, a non-profit offering counselling and other mental health services,[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 8 – 14, 2019

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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More children and teens are having suicidal thoughts, but experts can’t pinpoint why – Global News
April 10, 2019

A study published in the Journal of American Medical[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 14 – 20, 2019

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: 
New resource toolkit: Transgender people and suicide – Centre for Suicide Prevention
January 21, 2019
Transgender people have significantly higher instances of mental illness than the general population. They[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 10 – 16, 2018

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: More than 5,800 youth suicides across Canada signals mental health ‘crisis’ – The Star
September 14, 2018
Data compiled by a Toronto Star/Ryerson School of[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 13 – 19, 2018

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: Opinion: Advice I never wanted to give – New York Times
August 18, 2018
In this opinion article, comedian Adam Cayton-Holland discusses how, after the[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 14-22, 2018

Hello Friends, 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: Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show – Washington Post
May 21, 2018

Weekly News Roundup – July 17-23, 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: Linkin Park US tour cancelled after suicide of Chester Bennington – Reuters
July 20, 2017
Chester Bennington, 41, lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, died by suicide[…]