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 – OUTApril 4, 2019This article, written by the TREVOR Project, a LGBTQ+ suicide prevention and intervention organization, talks about how we can […]

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 prevention plan based on recommendations from a […]

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 Tattoo shop in Toronto is offering […]

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 Monday morning to talk about self-care during […]

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 December 9, 2017 In […]

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 Conter Memorial Trust estimates that so far, in 2017, 52 […]

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 and others working in the agricultural industry […]

Weekly News Roundup – July 5-10, 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: Panel implores military to adopt more suicide-prevention resources – Globe and Mail July 6, 2017 The Canadian Armed Forces have approved all 11 recommendations made in the Report of the 2016 Mental Health Expert […]