Weekly News Roundup Feb. 15-21, 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:

About 7% of UK children have attempted suicide by age of 17 – study – Guardian
February 21, 2021
A study[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec. 14, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021

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Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found in the last few weeks:

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Christmas is not always merry for LGBTQ youth, says Saskatoon psychiatrist – CBC
December 23, 2020
Dr.[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec. 6 – 13, 2020

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Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. This week’s news roundup will be our last for 2020! Here’s what we found last week:

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Suicides up sharply on Toronto subway during pandemic – Globe[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 23 – 29, 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:

In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020 – CNN
November 29, 2020
Japan has released[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 9 – 15, 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:

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U of C introduces new suicide prevention framework to support students – Calgary Herald
November 12, 2020
*Terminology warning – use of commit*[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, 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:

UCP gives $220K for local suicide prevention effort  – Medicine Hat News
October 29, 2020
The provincial government has announced they will be giving $200,000, earmarked for suicide prevention efforts, to CMHA-Medicine Hat.[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 25 -31, 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: Featured: Virtual Run for Life 2020 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
CSP is hosting our third annual Run for Life on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020! Run for Life[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 11 – 19, 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: Is the Pandemic Sparking Suicide? – New York Times
May 19, 2020
Though we won’t know for several months if the suicide rate has increased as a result of[…]

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 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[…]