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. 19, 2016 – Jan. 2, 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: Experts not surprised by suicide stats – Regina Leader-Post Dec. 19, 2016 CSP Trainer Donna Bowyer was interviewed for this piece in the Regina Leader-Post, which highlighted a survey done […]
Are suicide rates higher at Christmastime?
Suicide rates are not higher at Christmastime, in fact, suicide rates are fairly consistent throughout the year. This myth has been perpetuated by popular culture, such as movies like It’s a Wonderful Life. This myth can actually detract from the real facts surrounding suicide, and the temptation of the media and other informers to refer to it […]
CSP Holiday Colouring Contest “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me” – Jill Jackson Miller and Sy Miller Take a little time out from your busy holiday schedule and de-stress with our Christmas colouring page. Colouring is a great activity that promotes relaxation and good mental health! Stay tuned to […]