Weekly News Roundup November 19 – 25, 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: ’13 Reasons Why’ impacts teens – CityTV Edmonton A new study released last week surveyed teens, asking if they felt an increase in suicidal thoughts after watching the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why. Especially […]

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 12 – 18, 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: How many opioid overdoses are suicides? – NPR March 15, 2018 Many US states are still working out how to differentiate suicide deaths from opioid deaths, as it can sometimes be […]

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 Jan. 9 – 15, 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: Blue Monday is a Myth – Centre for Suicide Prevention Jan. 12, 2017 The third January of each year is often reported to be the “most depressing,” but this is […]