Weekly News Roundup Jan 29 – Feb 4, 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: Golden Gate Bridge reports spike in suicide deterrence – The Mercury News January 22, 2018 The Golden Gate Bridge patrol team has reported an increase in successful interventions in 2017 compared […]

Weekly News Roundup August 21 – 28, 2016

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: This hashtag is prompting men to get real about mental health and suicide – MashableAugust 28, 2016#ItsOkayToTalk is a Twitter and Instagram campaign that calls on men, through the […]

Weekly News Roundup August 14 – 20, 2016

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:  ‘Where do I belong’: How cultural connectedness is essential for mental health – CBCAugust 17, 2016Cultural connectedness was highlighted in a presentation made last week in Charlottetown, PEI, at […]

Weekly News Roundup August 8 – 14, 2016

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:AHS reviewing what led to suicide at Peter Lougheed Centre – CBCAugust 9, 2016CSP’s Mara Grunau spoke to CBC in response to the suicide death of a psychiatric patient […]

Weekly News Roundup August 2 – 7, 2016

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: Woman survives jump from High Level Bridge same day mysterious figures appear climbing suicide barrier – Edmonton JournalAugust 7, 2016Newly installed suicide barriers on the High Level Bridge in […]

Weekly News Roundup July 25 – August 1, 2016

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:  This is what happened when I set up my own suicide crisis centre – Independent July 28, 2016The manager of a distress centre in Gloucestershire, England, has achieved zero suicide – […]

Weekly News Roundup July 18-24, 2016

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:  Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus – STAT July 21, 2016 Annually, approximately 3 entire medical school classes die by suicide in […]

Weekly News Roundup July 10 – 17, 2016

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:  How Pokemon Go can help fight mental illness – CBC July 17, 2016 A new Pokemon game is encouraging its players to get outside to complete the objective of […]

Weekly News Roundup July 4 – 10, 2016

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:  After a suicide, a security guard for the heart – New York TimesJuly 8, 2016In this first-hand account of suicide bereavement and loss, a survivor of suicide loss, whose sister died […]

2015 Annual Report

We are pleased to share with you the Centre for Suicide Prevention’s 2015-16 Annual Report. This year’s concept, 5 Ways We Transform Lives, focuses on recovery. We continue to create and unfold our potential as we accept the challenges that life offers. How we face these challenges will shape our future selves. May we all take […]