Weekly News Roundup April 29 – May 5, 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: Facebook’s effort to stop suicides reveals a worrisome gap between Silicon Valley tech companies and healthcare experts – Business Insider
May 5, 2019
After people began live-streaming their suicides[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 11 – 18, 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: 
Facebook’s suicide prevention tool sparks concern – Global
February 11, 2019
Facebook’s suicide prevention algorithm reads user’s posts and flags them for content that may indicate suicidality, at which[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 4 – 10, 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: 
Corbella: Liepert’s House speech on his daughter’s suicide an emotional punch – Calgary Herald
February 5, 2019
Calgary Signal Hill MP Ron Liepert delivered a moving House of Commons[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 18, 2018 – Jan 7, 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 in the last few weeks: Featured:
Centre for Suicide Prevention: Giving frontline workers the skills to help others in distress – Calgary Herald
December 24, 2018
Centre[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 13 – 18, 2018

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: Here’s how to better support people who are suicidal – Mashable
November 17, 2018
This article, written by Chirlane McCray, who is the[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 27 – Dec 3, 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:
Students who started suicide pact in Montreal say it was a ‘joke,’ experts not laughing – Global
December 1, 2017
Three[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 27 – Mar. 5, 2017

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: University of Guelph seeks to reduce mental-health stigma – Globe and Mail
Mar. 4, 2017
The University of Guelph in Ontario has seen a rise[…]