Weekly news roundup May 31 – June 6, 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:
Sending condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 31, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention sends its condolences[…]

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:

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

Buddy Up 2020 Campaign

September 2020 marked our first Buddy Up Campaign Month – a month when our Buddy Up Champions promoted men’s suicide prevention.

This campaign was created for men by men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide.

Thank you to our Champions who, through education[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 25 – 31, 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:

Featured: Buddy Up for the month of September – Centre for Suicide Prevention
August 31, 2020
Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide[…]

Buddy Up for the month of September

Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide Prevention is promoting the Buddy Up campaign with the help of our Champions. This campaign was created for men by men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. Learn more about how you[…]

Suicide awareness and Buddy Up webinar

BILD Calgary Region held a suicide awareness safety meeting webinar for their staff, which is available online. Centre for Suicide Prevention’s Hilary Sirman and Akash Asif presented about suicide myths and facts, warning signs, and other general awareness information, as well as about the Buddy Up men’s suicide prevention campaign.

Weekly News Roundup May 4 – 10, 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: Featured:
Buddy up for men’s suicide prevention – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 11, 2020
Centre for Suicide Prevention is excited to announce a new men’s suicide prevention campaign: Buddy[…]