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 May 3 – 9, 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:

Mother speaks out against suicide forum after son’s death – BBC
May 8, 2021
Luke O’Hara died by suicide in February, and his mother, Julia[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 29 – Apr 5, 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:
Run for Life 2021 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
April 6, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention is hosting the 4th annual Run for Life![…]

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*[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 8 – 14, 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:
Life, death and being a man in Medicine Hat – CBC News
September 10, 2020
Brandon Niwa, 37, is one of the first of several men that Medicine Hat[…]

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 20-26, 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:
‘Heartbreaking’: Suicide rates expected to rise as COVID-19 grinds on – Calgary Herald
April 25, 2020
The psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as unprecedented levels of unemployment,[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 16 – 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:
Calgary Eyeopener – CBC Calgary
December 16, 2019
In late August, Braden Lloyd attempted suicide three times in just 30 hours, after continually being apprehended by RCMP and subsequently discharged from[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 18-24, 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: 
Alberta documentary sheds light on men in the oilpatch and suicides – Global Calgary
November 19, 2019
A new documentary, Digging in the Dirt, addresses[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 5 – 11, 2019

A few simple questions could help doctors stem the suicide epidemic – Washington Post
November 8, 2019
New research has found that a large number patients in the US who present to the emergency room for an unrelated problem have suicidal thoughts. Researchers suggest doctors and nurses ask all emergency room patients about suicidal thoughts. This[…]