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 for Suicide Prevention (CSP) is one of […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5-10, 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: Featured: Roundup – World Suicide Prevention Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10-14, 2017 Last week was World Suicide Prevention Week 2017! Thank you to everyone who attended […]

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 27 – Mar. 5, 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: University of Guelph seeks to reduce mental-health stigma – Globe and Mail Mar. 4, 2017 The University of Guelph in Ontario has seen a rise in students who report having anxiety […]

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 6 – 12, 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: Prosperity or Bust – Avenue Magazine Feb. 6, 2017 In this feature about Calgary’s boom and bust economy, CSP Trainer and Distress Centre Calgary’s Clinical Services Manager David Kirby talks […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 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: Conference explores suicide among entrepreneurs – CBC Feb. 5, 2017 Melissa Mackey of Ignite Me Now hosted a conference in downtown Calgary for entrepreneurs, with the goal of allowing them […]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 9 – 15, 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: Blue Monday is a Myth – Centre for Suicide Prevention Jan. 12, 2017 The third January of each year is often reported to be the “most depressing,” but this is […]

Weekly News Roundup – Dec. 19, 2016 – Jan. 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: Featured: Experts not surprised by suicide stats – Regina Leader-Post Dec. 19, 2016 CSP Trainer Donna Bowyer was interviewed for this piece in the Regina Leader-Post, which highlighted a survey done […]

Weekly News Roundup – December 12-18, 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: Alberta suicide rates remain high despite “encouraging” 20% drop – CBC Dec. 14, 2016 Recent statistics in Alberta reveal that the number of suicidal deaths is down for the six […]

Weekly News Roundup – December 5-11, 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: Editorial: Does Canada need a national suicide prevention strategy?– Centre for Suicide Prevention Dec. 5, 2016 This editorial outlines the importance of a national strategy for suicide prevention, how it […]

Weekly News Roundup – November 30-December 4, 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: Pay it forward this holiday season – Airdrie City View Dec. 1, 2016 Although Christmastime is thought to be a “wonderful time of year” for many, this is not the […]