Weekly News Roundup April 6 – 13, 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: Fear and Isolation May Not Actually Bring a Rise in Suicides – Slate
April 13, 2020
In this article, written in response to US President Trump’s assertion that suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup January 13 – 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: Did ’13 Reasons Why’ lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided – CNN
January 18, 2020
A new study looking at whether[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 9 – 15, 2019

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: Student’s suicide at time of growing awareness about mental health of medical students, doctors – Ottawa Citizen
December 15, 2019
Awareness for mental health resources on post-secondary campuses is[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 24 – 29, 2019

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: Advocates raise alarm about suicide and the economy – CBC
September 27, 2019
The University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy has released a new[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 18, 2018 – Jan 7, 2019

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found in the last few weeks: Featured:
Centre for Suicide Prevention: Giving frontline workers the skills to help others in distress – Calgary Herald
December 24, 2018
Centre[…]

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 29 – November 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: First responders getting mental health clinic of their own – CBC
November 4, 2018
A mental health clinic specifically for first responders will open in[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 22 – 27, 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:
Can a federal bill on suicide prevention save lives in Canada? – CBC 
May 22, 2018
Last week, NDP[…]

Suicide and the Military

The Centre for Suicide Prevention has just released a new Special Feature. Suicide and the Military. A review and summary of Antoon Leenaars’ book: Suicide Among the Armed Forces: Understanding the Cost of Service. The aim of the book is to make suicide in the Armed Forces more visible. Please click this link to read[…]