Research Roundup – March 2022

Cardon, K. (2022). Suicide justice: Adopting Indigenous feminist methods in settler suicidology. Health, 26(1), 66-80. DOI: 10.1177/13634593211046837
Indigenous suicide in the United States is analysed through an Indigenous and feminist lens. Abstract – White settler colonies around the world have long reported disproportionately high rates of Indigenous suicides, a consequence of the continuing violence[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 4-10, 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:

Suicide risk is higher not only for military, but also their families, new research shows – Toronto Star
December 10, 2021
New Canadian research has[…]

Research Roundup – November 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Langmann, C. (2021). Suicide, firearms, and legislation: A review of the Canadian evidence. Preventive Medicine. 152 (Pt. 1), 106471. DOI:10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106471
Canada legislated firearm controls in 1977,[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 27 – Dec 3

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:

‘We’re sick of being in pain’: Suicide still devastating Nunavut – CTV News
December 2, 2021
Joseph Ashoona and Deion Pearce, two young people living[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 25-31, 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:

Will Smith discusses suicide in new YouTube series trailer – CNN
October 31, 2021
In a trailer for actor Will Smith’s docuseries “Will Smith: The[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct 11-17, 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: Innu community in eastern Quebec welcomes suicide prevention program – APTN
October 15, 2021
Innu First Nation Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam, located in the north shore region[…]

Research Roundup – September 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Allen, J., Wexler, L. & Rasmus, S. (2021). Protective factors as a unifying framework for strength-based intervention and culturally responsive American Indian and Alaska Native suicide prevention. Prevention[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 20-26, 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: Featured:
Run for Life – CTV Calgary
From September 19-26, Centre for Suicide Prevention hosted the 4th annual Run for LIfe, a virtual[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 14-19, 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:

Preventing physician suicide – American Medical Association
September 17, 2021
Physicians are at higher risk for suicide and thoughts of suicide than those in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 3 – 8, 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:

After latest suicide, the Vessel in New York City’s Hudson Yards ponders its future – CNN
August 7, 2021
**Method warning** Discussions are ongoing regarding[…]