Weekly News Roundup Mar 5 – 11, 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: Suicides, drug addiction and high school football – New York Times March 11, 2018 This article chronicles the many suicides in a small town, Madison, in Indiana. The county […]

Weekly News Roundup – Dec 11 – 17, 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: Mental health self-care during the holidays – CBC Edmonton December 11, 2017 CSP Executive Director Mara Grunau was on CBC Edmonton AM last Monday morning to talk about self-care during […]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov. 6-13, 2017

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: Winnipeg teen who spoke out about depression, suicide says it helped her and others – CBC November 13, 2017 Lexi Howika, 17, spoke out about her struggles with depression […]

Weekly News Roundup April 18 – 24, 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: ’13 Reasons Why’ sparks concerns among mental health advocates: ‘Suicide is not glamorous’ – Global Apr. 20, 2017 The release of the Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ follows the story of […]

Weekly News Roundup – Mar. 27 – Apr. 2, 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: More than 9 million Americans consider suicide every year. I’m one of them – Vox Mar. 30, 2017 This essay is written by someone who experiences suicidal thoughts. They explain what […]

Weekly News Roundup – November 22-27, 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: Working together to prevent suicide in Canada: the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention – Government of Canada Nov. 24, 2016 Last week, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) released […]

Visit from Col. Rakesh Jetly

We were honoured today with a visit from Colonel Dr. Rakesh Jetly, Senior Psychiatrist in the Canadian Armed Forces.  Col. Jetly toured our offices and met with Executive Director Mara Grunau and Librarian Robert Olson.  CSP staff Robert Olson and Mara Grunau with Col. Rakesh Jetly.