Weekly News Roundup August 19 – 25, 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: 2018-2019 Annual Report: Inform, transform – Centre for Suicide PreventionWe inform to transform: once people know suicide is preventable, and understand the role they play in its prevention, they reach out […]

Weekly News Roundup July 2 – 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: Suicide prevention: can a petition save lives on this bridge? – BBCJuly 5, 2019Many people have died from a bridge in a town in Scotland, so many that the deaths are […]

Weekly News Roundup September 17 – 23, 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: Why Do People Kill Themselves? – Scientific American October 2018 About one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds globally, and suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the […]

Weekly News Roundup July 23 – 29, 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: Featured: Hot weather linked to increased suicide rates in the US, Mexico – Global  July 24, 2018 A new study has shown a link between rising temperatures and increased suicide rates […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 19-25, 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: ’13 Reasons Why’ to address suicide controversy with new warning video – Billboard March 21, 2018 After commissioning a study by Northwestern University that looked at the impact of […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 8-14, 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: ‘We are dying’: Maskwacis community members overwhelmed by suicides – CBC January 14, 2018 The First Nations community of Maskwacis in Alberta (pop. 17,000) has had 14 suicide deaths since December […]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 30 – Nov 5, 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: Stories after suicide – Ryerson Review of Journalism October 30, 2017 The Ryerson Review of Journalism examines suicide reporting: how it should be done, and why proper reporting […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 18-24, 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: First Nations group seeks solutions for high youth suicide rates in Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Star Phoenix September 22, 2017 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) was directed to make suicide […]

Weekly News Roundup – July 24-30, 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: Memories of grief: Filmmaker explores 1990s suicide waves at Dieppe high school – CBC July 30, 2017 Samara Chadwick, who attended Dieppe High School in Moncton, New Brunswick at a time […]

Weekly News Roundup April 10 – 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: Alberta suicide rate dropped dramatically in 2016 – CBC Apr. 10, 2017 CSP’s Librarian & Writer Robert Olson was interviewed for this piece in response to the release of new […]