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 after watching the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why. Especially […]

Weekly News Roundup November 4 – 13, 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: Youth protection officials failed suicidal Salluit teen, Quebec coroner concludes – CBC November 12, 2018 Quebec Coroner É​ric Lépine believes that the province’s youth protection services did not provide sufficient follow-up […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 22-28, 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: ‘Some people just shouldn’t have handguns’: Mentally ill allowed to own, buy guns – CBC News Saskatoon January 21, 2018 Family members who have lost loved ones to suicide through the […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 2-7, 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: Inside Japan’s ‘suicide forest’ – CNN January 4, 2018 YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video last week showing the body of a person who died by suicide in […]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 10 – 15, 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: In suicide attempt calls, police can be difference between life and death – Toronto Star October 13, 2017 Police in the Greater Toronto Area respond to thousands of suicide attempt calls […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 28 – Sept 4, 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: BC’s wildfires spark mental health concern for firefighters: chief – CBC September 4, 2017 The fire chief for 150 Mile House in BC, Stan McCarthy, is concerned about the long-term effects […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 14 – 20, 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: Quiet epidemic of suicide claims France’s farmers – New York Times August 20, 2017 France’s public health institute released statistics that show 985 farmers killed themselves between 2007 and 2011 – […]

Weekly News Roundup – July 24-30, 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: Memories of grief: Filmmaker explores 1990s suicide waves at Dieppe high school – CBC July 30, 2017 Samara Chadwick, who attended Dieppe High School in Moncton, New Brunswick at a time […]

Weekly News Roundup – Mar. 20 – 26, 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: Support is key for those who lose a partner to suicide, say researchers – CTV  Mar. 26, 2017 A new study has found that people who lose a partner to suicide […]