Weekly News Roundup July 30 – August 6, 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: Canada Suicide Prevention Service temporarily ceases text and chat help; seeks more funding – IT World Canada August 1, 2018 Centre for Suicide Prevention’s Mara Grunau spoke with […]

CSP Statement on the Physician-Assisted Death legislation in Canada

The Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) urges the Government of Canada to make a clear distinction between physician-assisted death (PAD) and suicide. Though often used interchangeably, these are two different issues that affect two distinct groups of people. It would be disastrous if, by attempting to help Canadians seeking medical assistance in dying, Canadians experiencing […]

Healthy Living Challenge

Our World Suicide Prevention Day Passport for Living Challenge begins today, September 10th! Everyday things can contribute to positive mental health when we take a bit of time for ourselves and our relationships. The challenge focuses on taking time each day to do something good for your own mental health, like going for a walk, […]

October 26, 2012

CSP attending Mental Health Awareness Week CSP is excited to be a part of the University of Calgary’s Mental Health Awareness Week.  This week is being hosted by the University Wellness Centre, and is meant to bring awareness of mental health to students across campus.  CSP will have a booth in the Services Fair and will be […]