Research Roundup – May 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Chen, Y-Y., et al. (2021). Caregiving as suicide prevention : An ecological 20-country study of the association between men’s family carework, unemployment, and suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 8-15, 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:
Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – EverythingGP
February 15, 2021
Preliminary data from the Medical Examiner’s office in Alberta shows[…]

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:

Featured:
Christmas is not always merry for LGBTQ youth, says Saskatoon psychiatrist – CBC
December 23, 2020
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Reduce suicides by creating a safer home

Means restriction is one of the World Health Organization’s few recognized best practices in suicide prevention. You can restrict access to lethal means within your own home, including by locking up medications, chemicals, and firearms, and installing carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. Cords and ropes should also be safely stored away. Find out more with[…]

Research Roundup – March 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Special Research The following two articles do not address suicide or suicidal behaviours directly, but they do examine psychological adversities encountered as a result of epidemic outbreaks (this is timely research considering our current[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 3 – 8, 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: Why doctors are leery about seeking mental health care for themselves – Washington Post
Jan. 7, 2017
A recent survey of 2,000 American physicians showed[…]