Weekly News Roundup December 3 – 9, 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: Female Veterans Quietly Struggle With Sexual Harassment, Suicide – VOA December 9, 2018 Female veterans in the US have a much higher risk of suicide than female civilians. Women face many […]

Weekly News Roundup May 28 – June 3, 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: ‘If I take my life’: Veteran’s suicide over weekend revives calls for ‘epidemic’ to be addressed – Globe and Mail June 3, 2018 This past weekend, veteran George Curtis, […]

Blue Monday is a Myth

The third Monday in January, this year, January 16, is often called “Blue Monday,” as it is thought to be the most depressing day of the year –but this simply isn’t true. “Blue Monday” is purported to be the day when people feel most depressed, and this correlates with another myth – that most suicides […]