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,[…]

Research Roundup – June 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Kennedy, A., Brumby, S., Versace, V. & Brumby-Rendell, T. (2020). The ripple effect: A digital intervention to reduce suicide stigma among farming men. BMC Public Health. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08954-5
Farmers are considered at an-risk occupational group for[…]

Weekly News Roundup February 18 – 23, 2020

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: Worker Fatalities Rates Decline, but Worker Suicide Rates Increase – Occupational Health and Safety Online
February 21, 2020
A new report from[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 1-7, 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 last week: We Need to Change How We Talk About Suicide – OUT
April 4, 2019
This article, written by the TREVOR Project, a LGBTQ+ suicide prevention and intervention organization, talks[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 3 – 8, 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: Featured:
Province developing youth suicide prevention plan – Calgary Herald
April 6, 2018
Alberta’s Children’s Services Ministry is developing a youth suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 26 – Mar 4, 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: This tattoo shop offers free tattoos to people with self-harm scars – HuffPost
March 2, 2018
Through the Restart Program, the Black Widow[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Dec 11 – 17, 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: Featured:
Mental health self-care during the holidays – CBC Edmonton
December 11, 2017
CSP Executive Director Mara Grunau was on CBC Edmonton AM last[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Dec 4 – 10, 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: I’m a doctor, and in October I tried to kill myself. I ended up as a patient on the very hospital wards I work on – Independent

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 20 – 26, 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: PTSD, suicide and first responders – A lot of talk, and not much progress – Global
November 26, 2017
The Tema[…]

Weekly News Roundup – July 10-16, 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: Featured:
Where can farmers turn to for mental health help? – Alberta Primetime
July 14, 2017
Mara Grunau, executive director, spoke about why farmers[…]