Research Roundup – August 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Oliffe, J., et al. (2020). Help-seeking prior to male suicide: Bereaved men perspectives. Social Science & Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113173
This Canadian study examines the help-seeking behaviours[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 27 – August 2, 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:
A pharmacy professional’s role in suicide prevention – Alberta College of Pharmacy
July 22, 2020
Everyone has a role to play in preventing[…]

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 June 15 – 21, 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: As suicide, addiction death projections soar amid COVID-19, treatment centers struggle to stay alive too – USA Today
June 21, 2020
Mental health and substance abuse groups in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup February 24 – March 1, 2020

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: Build it and you can use it to prevent suicide, researcher says – Ottawa Citizen
February 29, 2020
Zachary Kaminsky, suicide prevention researcher at The Royal’s[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 13 – 17, 2019

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: Leafs forward Nic Petan and his family open up about the loss of his father to suicide – CTV
November 15, 2019
Franc Petan, 56, died[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 8 – 14, 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: ‘I’ll never be the same again’: Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall talks for the first time about the suicide of her beloved brother – and[…]

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 June 10 – 16, 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: ‘New 18 now is 28′: How screens delay teens’ emotional maturity – CBC
June 14, 2019
A study looking at youth ages 13 to 17[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 27 – June 2, 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: Ottawa groups present stirring choral tribute to bullied teen – CBC
May 31, 2019
Three local choirs in Ottawa, including Tone Cluster, “quite a queer choir,” are coming[…]