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: Protesters outside N.L. jail call for better care for prisoners after inmate suicide – Toronto StarOctober 10, 2021A demonstration was held in St. John’s demanding better mental health and addictions care for […]
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: Whistler pucksters get mental health message – Pique November 2, 2019 Buddy Check for Jesse, a mental health initiative for young British Columbia hockey players has expanded this year to include […]
By Robert Olson, Centre for Suicide Prevention Several hockey memoirs have been published in the last decade that deal with men’s mental illness. While these books are primarily accounts of the lives of professional hockey players, issues like PTSD, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, and anxiety appear as prominently in the player’s career trajectories as fall training camp or […]
We have released a new special feature: What’s Up With Canada’s Game: Exploring mental illness in hockey. This special feature examines the growing importance of men’s mental health issues in recent National Hockey League memoirs.