Weekly News Roundup Nov. 5 – 11, 2019

A few simple questions could help doctors stem the suicide epidemic – Washington Post November 8, 2019 New research has found that a large number patients in the US who present to the emergency room for an unrelated problem have suicidal thoughts. Researchers suggest doctors and nurses ask all emergency room patients about suicidal thoughts. This idea […]

Weekly News Roundup June 10 – 16, 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: ‘New 18 now is 28′: How screens delay teens’ emotional maturity – CBCJune 14, 2019A study looking at youth ages 13 to 17 who visited Ontario emergency departments has found that […]

Weekly News Roundup April 8 – 14, 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: More children and teens are having suicidal thoughts, but experts can’t pinpoint why – Global NewsApril 10, 2019 A study published in the Journal of American Medical Association(JAMA) journal has found […]

Weekly News Roundup July 9-15, 2018

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: Some first responders from Humboldt Broncos bus crash get mental-health break – CTV News July 14, 2018 First responders who helped on the scene after a semi-truck and the Humboldt Broncos […]

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 […]