Research Roundup – June 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Kingsbury, M., Hammond, N., Johnstone, F. & Colman, I. (2022). Suicidality among sexual minority and transgender adolescents: A nationally representative population-based study of youth in Canada. Canadian[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov 8-12, 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:

Here’s Why Experts Think Suicides Dropped During The Pandemic – BuzzFeed News
November 12, 2021
Suicide rates in the US dropped for the second year[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 11-17, 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: Innu community in eastern Quebec welcomes suicide prevention program – APTN
October 15, 2021
Innu First Nation Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam, located in the north shore region[…]

Research Roundup – August 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Lee, W. et al. (2021). Exploring the mediating role of methamphetamine use in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and attempted suicide. Addictive Behaviors. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107060
A study[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jul 26 – Aug 2, 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:

Kathy Griffin Details Pill Addiction, Reveals She Attempted Suicide in 2020 – Us Weekly
August 2, 2021
**Content warning: Suicide method, planning** Comedian Kathy Griffin[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 19-25, 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:

Reporting guidelines reduced number of suicides: study – Korea Herald
July 25, 2021
In South Korea in 2013, under the ‘suicide prevention law,’ media guidelines[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 21-27, 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:
Corbella: Shadow pandemic of suicide in restaurant industry is alarming – Calgary Herald
June 25, 2021
Modern Steak’s corporate chef Dustin Schafer and[…]

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 Apr 6-11, 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:

Study Shows Pandemic Tied To Spike In Suicide Among Black People – NPR
April 10, 2021
A new study from Maryland, US, has shown an increase in the suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 22-28, 2021

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:

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