Weekly News Roundup Feb. 8-15, 2021

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:

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Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – EverythingGP
February 15, 2021
Preliminary data from the Medical Examiner’s office in Alberta shows[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 30 – Dec. 6, 2020

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:

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You Can Help the Agencies Battling Mental Health Challenges and Addictions – Calgary Herald
December 4, 2020
Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) has[…]

Research Roundup – November 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Tsai, M., et al. (2020, September 8). Examining the Three-Step Theory (3ST) of suicide in a prospective study of adult psychiatric inpatients. Behavior Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2020.08.007
The Three Step[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 5 – 12, 2020

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:

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Calgary woman running for mental health awareness, after partner’s death – CTV News
October 6, 2020
Andrea Gordon, who lost partner David Quistberg to suicide in June, ran[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 21 – 27, 2020

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:

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Run For Life In Support Of Suicide Prevention Ready to Go – Okotoks Online
September 25, 2020
This past weekend, Centre for Suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 16 – 20, 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:
Calgary Eyeopener – CBC Calgary
December 16, 2019
In late August, Braden Lloyd attempted suicide three times in just 30 hours, after continually being apprehended by RCMP and subsequently discharged from[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 9 – 15, 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: Student’s suicide at time of growing awareness about mental health of medical students, doctors – Ottawa Citizen
December 15, 2019
Awareness for mental health resources on post-secondary campuses is[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 2-8, 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: 
Death at Alberta legislature reignites conversation about provincial suicide rate – Edmonton Star
December 3, 2019
Following the suicide death last Monday on the steps of the Alberta Legislature,[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 18-24, 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: 
Alberta documentary sheds light on men in the oilpatch and suicides – Global Calgary
November 19, 2019
A new documentary, Digging in the Dirt, addresses[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 21 – 27, 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: 
Wise Practices for Life Promotion – Centre for Suicide Prevention
January 28, 2019
In this blog post, we feature Wise Practices: Indigenous Leadership for Living Life Well, a community-led project that[…]