Weekly News Roundup Oct. 4-10, 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: Protesters outside N.L. jail call for better care for prisoners after inmate suicide – Toronto Star
October 10, 2021
A demonstration was held in St. John’s demanding better mental health[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 14-19, 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:

Preventing physician suicide – American Medical Association
September 17, 2021
Physicians are at higher risk for suicide and thoughts of suicide than those in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 20 – 26, 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:
Opinion: We need a compassionate recovery to address the hidden hurt – Calgary Herald
July 21, 2020
Sue Tomney, CEO of YW Calgary and Sandip Lalli, president and[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 14 – 19, 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: 
Suicide-related distress calls increasing in Calgary – 660 City News
April 19, 2020
In April, Distress Centre Calgary received 20% more distress calls than it did in January. “The[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 30 – April 5, 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: ‘Be gentle with yourself’: Mental health phone lines see increase in calls – CBC
April 5, 2020
The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC has seen a[…]