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

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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 Feb. 22-28, 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:

‘Suicide can happen to anyone and any age’: Warning signs to look for – Global News
February 28, 2021
In this article, Kristin Pilon, a[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 15-21, 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:

About 7% of UK children have attempted suicide by age of 17 – study – Guardian
February 21, 2021
A study[…]

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 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 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[…]

Research Roundup – June 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Kennedy, A., Brumby, S., Versace, V. & Brumby-Rendell, T. (2020). The ripple effect: A digital intervention to reduce suicide stigma among farming men. BMC Public Health. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08954-5
Farmers are considered at an-risk occupational group for[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 11 – 19, 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: Is the Pandemic Sparking Suicide? – New York Times
May 19, 2020
Though we won’t know for several months if the suicide rate has increased as a result of[…]