Weekly News Roundup Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 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:
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 30, 2021
On September 30th Centre for Suicide Prevention acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation,[…]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today, September 30, Centre for Suicide Prevention acknowledges National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools and their families and communities. Indigenous people have known and endured colonization and racism for many generations. “More than 150,000 children attended residential schools; many never returned” (National[…]

Research Roundup – June 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Ogrodniczuk, J.S., et al.  (2021). Psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study of online help-seeking Canadian men. Postgraduate Medicine. DOI:10.1080/00325481.2021.1873027
A survey of the impact[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 15 – 20, 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:

On National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, A Story Of Survival – Forbes
September 17, 2020
National Physician Suicide Awareness Day took place in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 10 – 16, 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: Cuthand: Solution to suicide crisis needs to come from Indigenous community – The Star Phoenix
August 15, 2020
The rate of suicide among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan is three[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 6 – 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:

Suicide of Egyptian activist Sarah Hegazi exposes the ‘freedom and violence’ of LGBTQ Muslims in exile – Conversation UK
July 10, 2020
Sarah Hegazi, 30,[…]

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[…]

Wise Practices for Life Promotion

Wise Practices: Indigenous Leadership for Living Life Well, is a community-led project that highlights suicide prevention initiatives thriving in communities across Canada. Developed by Jennifer White and Ed Connors, Wise Practices[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 14 – 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: 
New resource toolkit: Transgender people and suicide – Centre for Suicide Prevention
January 21, 2019
Transgender people have significantly higher instances of mental illness than the general population. They[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 26 – Apr 2, 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: Study: Homeless vets five times more likely to commit suicide – Yale News
April 2, 2018
A newly published[…]