Research Roundup – March 2022

Cardon, K. (2022). Suicide justice: Adopting Indigenous feminist methods in settler suicidology. Health, 26(1), 66-80. DOI: 10.1177/13634593211046837
Indigenous suicide in the United States is analysed through an Indigenous and feminist lens. Abstract – White settler colonies around the world have long reported disproportionately high rates of Indigenous suicides, a consequence of the continuing violence[…]

Research Roundup – January 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Oliffe, J., Ferlatter, O., Ogrodniczuk, J., Seidler, Z., Kealy, D., & Rice, S. (2021). How to save a life: Vital clues from men who have attempted suicide.[…]

Research Roundup – April 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2021). Considerations for implementing a three-digit suicide prevention number in Canada: Policy brief.
A policy document from the Mental Health Commission[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 27 – Sept 3, 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: Edmonton firefighter’s death prompts discussion about PTSD, mental health – Global
September 1, 2018
Marc Renaud, 29, died by suicide last weekend. Renaud was a[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 18 – 24, 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: Anderson Cooper: Thirty years after my brother’s death, I still ask why – CNN
June 24, 2018
Anderson Cooper lost his brother, Carter, to suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 8-14, 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: ‘We are dying’: Maskwacis community members overwhelmed by suicides – CBC
January 14, 2018
The First Nations community of Maskwacis in Alberta (pop. 17,000) has[…]

Weekly News Roundup – June 12 – 18, 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:
Men are in crisis – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 23, 2017
This past week, June 12 – 18, was

Men are in Crisis

This article originally appeared on canadianmenshealthweek.ca, and was written by Centre for Suicide Prevention for Men’s Health Week, June 12 – 18, 2017. Men are in crisis; they are dying by suicide in huge numbers but the general public remains largely unaware of the disturbing statistics. The victims are not stars or[…]

Weekly News Roundup – November 30-December 4, 2016

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:
Pay it forward this holiday season – Airdrie City View
Dec. 1, 2016
Although Christmastime is thought to be a “wonderful time of[…]

Weekly News Roundup – November 15-21, 2016

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 becomes Movember topic as more middle-aged men die in ‘disturbing trend’ – CBC
Nov. 20, 2016
This Movember focus is on[…]