Weekly News Roundup May 28 – June 3, 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: ‘If I take my life’: Veteran’s suicide over weekend revives calls for ‘epidemic’ to be addressed – Globe and Mail June 3, 2018 This past weekend, veteran George Curtis, […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 5 – 11, 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: Suicides, drug addiction and high school football – New York Times March 11, 2018 This article chronicles the many suicides in a small town, Madison, in Indiana. The county […]

Weekly News Roundup April 10 – 17, 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: Featured: Alberta suicide rate dropped dramatically in 2016 – CBC Apr. 10, 2017 CSP’s Librarian & Writer Robert Olson was interviewed for this piece in response to the release of new […]

Trauma and suicide in children toolkit

This toolkit focuses specifically on how trauma affects the population of children and adolescents. Unresolved trauma in childhood is linked to an increased risk of suicide ideation and if unaddressed, can escalate with age. This toolkit is available now!

Weekly News Roundup – November 15-21, 2016

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 becomes Movember topic as more middle-aged men die in ‘disturbing trend’ – CBC Nov. 20, 2016 This Movember focus is on men’s suicide – more middle-aged men die by suicide […]

Free Workshops!

In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, CSP will be offering three free workshops in Calgary from September 8-9, 2015! This year we’re hosting our Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention and Tattered Teddies: Preventing Suicide in Children workshops, as well as LivingWorks’ safeTALK: suicide awareness for everyone workshop. Click here to register for these workshops

Congratulations to our first group of Little Cub Trainers! This is a new workshop that talks about suicide in Aboriginal children, developed by CSP associates Suzanne McLeod, BA, MA, PhD Candidate and Andrea Ingstrup, RN, MN. From left: Liane Mercredi, Telly Hunt, and Carla Cochrane. 

Do you work with children? Our Tattered Teddies Handbook is now on sale, two for the price of one. Click here to order

In August 2013, CSP’s Aboriginal Services Liaison Ed Yuen attended the Honouring Our Children event at Mount Royal University. The event was hosted by Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Calgary.  Captions from top, left to right: A tipi was raised, each pole of the tipi has a significant meaning; Entrance to the tipi with sage; Honour […]

CSP is happy to announce a Training for Trainers session happening in Newfoundland from June 17-21! CMHA Newfoundland will be hosting the T4T which will train new Trainers in CSP’s Straight Talk: Youth Suicide Prevention Workshop and Tattered Teddies: A Workshop about Suicide in Children.