Research Roundup – May 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Reen, J., Friday, A., & Orji, R. (2022). Saving life and keeping privacy: A study on mobile apps for suicide prevention and privacy policies. International Conference on Persuasive Technology. In Baghaei, N., Vassileva, J., Ali, […]

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 PreventionSeptember 30, 2021On September 30th Centre for Suicide Prevention acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to honour […]

How to use our resources

Here at CSP we have many free resources on our website and in print. These resources are created using a process called “knowledge translation.” This means that we gather primary research (research published in books, journals, etc.) and translate it so that this otherwise very complex and plentiful information is easier to understand. For example, […]

Free Workshops

In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, we are privileged to offer free suicide prevention workshops. Suicide to Hope: Recovery and growth  Suicide to Hope is a one-day workshop designed for clinicians and caregivers working with those recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide. Register now safeTALK: suicide alertness for everyone This 3.5 […]

Mental Health Week 2017

It’s CMHA Mental Health Week 2017, and this year we’ll be focusing on busting some myths around suicide. Myths are dangerous because they create stigma and can spread dangerous misinformation about any topic, but especially suicide. Our mission for #MHWeek17 is to educate people about the facts so we can demystify this sometimes difficult to […]

Thank you Full Circle Foundation for Wellness

The Legend Golf Tournament held by Full Circle Foundation for Wellness in Brooks, Alberta, took place July 16, and raised a total of $10,400.00 for mental health and suicide prevention initiatives! This money will go towards a safeTALK: suicide alertness workshop for the community of Brooks. Full Circle Foundation for Wellness is also generously donating […]

CSP featured in Arete HR Podcast

CSP was pleased to be interviewed for a podcast Arete HR about suicide prevention. Check out the podcast to learn about how many people consider suicide, why people consider suicide, and the other many complexities surrounding this issue. Robert Olson and Mara Grunau from the Centre for Suicide Prevention “In Alberta, more people die by […]

Become a Trainer in 2016!

Do you have a passion for mental health and suicide prevention? Become a Trainer! As a Trainer, you can empower others to help someone who may be suicidal, and in 2016, we have several opportunities for you to become a Trainer and share your passion with others.  safeTALK Training for Trainers  June 6 – 7, […]

Debunking Blue Monday p.2

Blue Monday is a mythical day that is said to be the “most depressing day of the year,” and a day where perhaps more suicides take place. We set out to debunk this myth, as depression is much more complex than simply feeling blue on a wintery Monday after the holidays. People with depression experience […]

The Making of Ned, our Spruce Meadows Horse

This past Saturday, June 6, CSP staff were happy to be apart of the Spruce Meadow’s National Tournament. The “Horses Jump to Give a Leg Up” Program horses were unveiled, including our own Ned!  The horses will be auctioned off and each organization will be awarded their horse’s top bid, so we are very grateful for this […]