Weekly news roundup September 9 – 15, 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: High suicide rates for Indigenous youths sparks action from Alberta government – Calgary HeraldSeptember 10, 2019The government of Alberta has launched graphic novels for First Nations and Metis youth as part […]

Weekly News Roundup July 15 – 19, 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: Yes, Canada should ban conversion therapy – Globe and Mail July 19, 2019An opinion piece by sexual and gender minority studies expert Kristopher Wells, who discusses the pernicious effects […]

Weekly News Roundup April 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: Featured: More children and teens are having suicidal thoughts, but experts can’t pinpoint why – Global NewsApril 10, 2019 A study published in the Journal of American Medical Association(JAMA) journal has found […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 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: CSP and CMHA Edmonton to host the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Conference – Centre for Suicide PreventionMarch 25, 2019We’re pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting the 30th annual […]

Weekly News Roundup March 11 – 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: Featured: Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2018 campaign raises close to $750,000 – Calgary Herald March 15, 2019We were honoured by the Calgary Herald this year by being one of the twelve […]

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 October 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: How can we heal suicide-related trauma? CBC Nunavut asks at public event Saturday – CBC October 27, 2018 Last Saturday, CBC hosted a panel discussion in Iqaluit, Nunavut, where people talked […]

Weekly News Roundup June 25 – July 2 , 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: Fighting suicide and amplifying hope with the Centre for Suicide Prevention – SOS Safety Magazine June 27, 2018 Centre for Suicide Prevention spoke with SOS Safety Magazine about the work […]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 23-29, 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: Suicide has always been a part of my family, yet I’m repeatedly silenced when I try to talk about it – Independent April 29, 2018 This article chronicles the role suicide […]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 16 – 22, 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: Truth and consequences when judgment takes months in court and minutes online – CBC April 16, 2018 Jeremy Quaile died by suicide after a struggle with addiction and mental health […]