Weekly News Roundup July 13 – 19, 2020

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:

One mental health solution: a kinder, gentler emergency department for people considering suicide – Globe and Mail
July 19, 2020
Emergency departments are working[…]

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 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[…]

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 – CBC
June 14, 2019
A study looking at youth ages 13 to 17[…]

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:

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More children and teens are having suicidal thoughts, but experts can’t pinpoint why – Global News
April 10, 2019

A study published in the Journal of American Medical[…]

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[…]

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[…]