Weekly News Roundup November 25 – December 1, 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:

‘I Wanted to Die:’ Northern Ireland Confronts a Suicide Crisis – New York Times
December 1, 2019
*Method warning* In 2017, Northern Ireland had a suicide rate of 18.6 per[…]

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 Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 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:
Conference explores suicide among entrepreneurs – CBC
Feb. 5, 2017
Melissa Mackey of Ignite Me Now hosted a conference in downtown Calgary for[…]

Talk Today Program in WHL

Centre for Suicide Prevention would like to congratulate the Western Hockey League (WHL) on becoming suicide prevention champions with the Talk Today program, an initiative of Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario, and now CMHA BC and Alberta. The Talk Today program trains every WHL player and some team staff members such as coaches in[…]

NEDTalk: How to be mentally healthy

Our horse Ned from Spruce Meadows (part of the Leg Up program), has become quite knowledgeable after having spent some time with us at here at CSP. He has developed a passion for mental health and would like to share his newly founded expertise with everyone.   […]