Weekly News Roundup Apr 9 – 15, 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: Former NHL goalie shares struggles with mental illness, addiction – CBC April 14, 2018 Clint Malarchuk, former NHL goalie, has experienced physical and mental trauma, not the least of which included […]

Weekly News Roundup – Feb. 13 – 20, 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: Meet the woman saving lives, while saving herself in the process – Calgary Journal Feb. 15, 2017 Mara Grunau, Executive Director for Centre for Suicide Prevention, talks about the toll […]

Editorial: Mental illness and hockey

By Robert Olson, Centre for Suicide Prevention Several hockey memoirs have been published in the last decade that deal with men’s mental illness.  While these books are primarily accounts of the lives of professional hockey players, issues like PTSD, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, and anxiety appear as prominently in the player’s career trajectories as fall training camp or […]

Special Feature: What’s Up with Canada’s Game?

We have released a new special feature: What’s Up With Canada’s Game: Exploring mental illness in hockey. This special feature examines the growing  importance of men’s mental health issues in recent National Hockey League memoirs.