Weekly News Roundup April 26 – May 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:

Featured:
Did the COVID-19 pandemic push up suicide rates in the first few months? An international study says no – Toronto Star
April 29, 2020
A study[…]

Research Roundup – February 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Abiragi, M. et al. (2020). Importance and approach to manner of death opinions in opioid-related deaths. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 0, 1-6. DOI.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14266
The current opioid epidemic has magnified the issue of[…]

Weekly News Roundup February 10 – 17, 2020

‘Unaddressed for years’: Study shows nurses at greater risk of suicide – Safety + Health Magazine 
February 17, 2020
UC San Diego Health has released a study analyzing data from the National Violent Death Reporting System in the US and found that both male and female nurses have a much[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 30 – Nov 5, 2017

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:
Stories after suicide – Ryerson Review of Journalism
October 30, 2017
The Ryerson Review of Journalism examines suicide reporting: how it[…]