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 October 28 – November 4, 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:

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 24 – July 1, 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: First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan – Global 
June 30, 2019
Statistics Canada has released data looking at the[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 17 – 23, 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: Suicide rate for Native American women is up 139% – USA Today
June 22, 2019
Suicide rates in the US are rising, and have increased 33% since 1999:[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 20 – 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:

Put down the self-help books. Resilience is not a DIY endeavor – Globe and Mail
May 25, 2019
An opinion piece by Michael Ungar, a professor of social work at[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 25 – 31, 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: Media contagion of suicide is real. Here’s how to fix it. – Salon
March 30, 2019
This article explores the phenomenon of suicide contagion as it relates to the[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 10-17, 2018

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: MAiD Legislation in Canada – Centre for Suicide Prevention and Canadian Mental Health Association
December 17, 2018
On December 12, the Canadian Council of the Academies (CCA)[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 3 – 9, 2018

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: Female Veterans Quietly Struggle With Sexual Harassment, Suicide – VOA
December 9, 2018
Female veterans in the US have a much higher risk of suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 19 – 25, 2018

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:
’13 Reasons Why’ impacts teens – CityTV Edmonton
A new study released last week surveyed teens, asking if they felt an increase in suicidal thoughts[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 13 – 18, 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: Here’s how to better support people who are suicidal – Mashable
November 17, 2018
This article, written by Chirlane McCray, who is the[…]