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[…]

Research Roundup – October 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Berona, J., Whitton, S., Newcomb, M. Mustanski, B. & Gibbons, R. (2021). Predicting the transition from suicidal ideation to suicide attempt among sexual and gender minority youths. Psychiatric[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 18-24, 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:

UK dads who lost their daughters to suicide finish 300-mile walk – Guardian
October 23, 2021
A group of three men who lost their daughters[…]

Research Roundup – September 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Allen, J., Wexler, L. & Rasmus, S. (2021). Protective factors as a unifying framework for strength-based intervention and culturally responsive American Indian and Alaska Native suicide prevention. Prevention[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 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:
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 30, 2021
On September 30th Centre for Suicide Prevention acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation,[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 20-26, 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:
Run for Life – CTV Calgary
From September 19-26, Centre for Suicide Prevention hosted the 4th annual Run for LIfe, a virtual[…]

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 Aug 16 – 22, 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:

Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis For Communities Of Color – Science Friday
August 20, 2021
**Method warning** In the US in 2020 many communities saw[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 9 – 15, 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: Lil Wayne Opens Up About Mental Health, Childhood Suicide Attempt – Complex
August 15, 2021
**Method warning** Rapper Lil Wayne has opened up about his mental health in[…]

Research Roundup – June 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Ogrodniczuk, J.S., et al.  (2021). Psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study of online help-seeking Canadian men. Postgraduate Medicine. DOI:10.1080/00325481.2021.1873027
A survey of the impact[…]