Weekly News Roundup February 10 – 17, 2020

‘Unaddressed for years’: Study shows nurses at greater risk of suicide – Safety + Health Magazine 
February 17, 2020
UC San Diego Health has released a study analyzing data from the National Violent Death Reporting System in the US and found that both male and female nurses have a much[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 19 – 25, 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: 
2018-2019 Annual Report: Inform, transform – Centre for Suicide Prevention
We inform to transform: once people know suicide is preventable, and understand the role they play in its[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 28 – Feb 3, 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: 
‘I couldn’t believe it’: University of Alberta evicted student after attempt to kill himself – CBC
January 29, 2019
In 2016, a University of Alberta student who struggled with[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 28 – June 3, 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: ‘If I take my life’: Veteran’s suicide over weekend revives calls for ‘epidemic’ to be addressed – Globe and Mail
June 3, 2018
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Weekly News Roundup May 7-13, 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:
How to maintain mental health – Centre for Suicide Prevention
Last week was CMHA’s Mental Health Week, and the theme[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 9 – 15, 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: Former NHL goalie shares struggles with mental illness, addiction – CBC
April 14, 2018
Clint Malarchuk, former NHL goalie, has experienced physical and mental trauma,[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Dec 4 – 10, 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: I’m a doctor, and in October I tried to kill myself. I ended up as a patient on the very hospital wards I work on – Independent

Weekly News Roundup – Nov. 6-13, 2017

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: Winnipeg teen who spoke out about depression, suicide says it helped her and others – CBC
November 13, 2017
Lexi Howika, 17, spoke[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 7 – 13, 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:
Reducing the incidence of suicide on transit rail systems – Urban Mobility Forum
Summer Edition
This feature talks about our partnership with Calgary[…]

Weekly News Roundup – July 31 – Aug 6, 2017

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: Featured:
Oil, heartbreak, and manhood: Behind the mental heath crisis of Alberta’s oil workers – BuzzFeed
August 2, 2017
This article[…]