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 […]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 14 – 19, 2017

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: New Resource: Fact sheets about suicide – Centre for Suicide Prevention November 20, 2017 We’re excited to announce the release of three new suicide fact sheets: Bullying and suicide, Injury […]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 7 – 13, 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: Featured: Reducing the incidence of suicide on transit rail systems – Urban Mobility Forum Summer Edition This feature talks about our partnership with Calgary Transit, Distress Centre Calgary and LivingWorks Education […]

Weekly News Roundup – July 31 – Aug 6, 2017

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: Oil, heartbreak, and manhood: Behind the mental heath crisis of Alberta’s oil workers – BuzzFeed August 2, 2017 This article provides an in-depth look at the mental health […]

She for He Event

This past Saturday, June 24, Mara Grunau sat on a panel for the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE) He for She event. We advocate for all groups at risk of suicide, and men die by suicide three times more often than women.

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 6 – 12, 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: Featured: Prosperity or Bust – Avenue Magazine Feb. 6, 2017 In this feature about Calgary’s boom and bust economy, CSP Trainer and Distress Centre Calgary’s Clinical Services Manager David Kirby talks […]