Weekly News Roundup June 22 – 28, 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: New Study Highlights COVID-19 Suicide Risk – Psychology Today
June 27, 2020
A newly released academic paper has highlighted four major risk factors for suicide[…]

Research Roundup – March 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (­čçĘ­čçŽ) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Special Research The following two articles do not address suicide or suicidal behaviours directly, but they do examine psychological adversities encountered as a result of epidemic outbreaks (this is timely research considering our current[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 15 – 20, 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:
Catching the warning signs: N.W.T. workshops promote suicide prevention – CBC
October 20, 2019
Alyssa Carpenter, the only safeTALK: suicide alertness training workshop Trainer in the Northwest Territories, is hosting[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 17 – 23, 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: Suicide rate for Native American women is up 139% – USA Today
June 22, 2019
Suicide rates in the US are rising, and have increased 33% since 1999:[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 27 – June 2, 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: Ottawa groups present stirring choral tribute to bullied teen – CBC
May 31, 2019
Three local choirs in Ottawa, including Tone Cluster, “quite a queer choir,” are coming[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 21 – 27, 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: 
Wise Practices for Life Promotion – Centre for Suicide Prevention
January 28, 2019
In this blog post, we feature Wise Practices: Indigenous Leadership for Living Life Well, a community-led project that[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 22 – 28, 2018

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention.┬áHere’s what we found last week: How can we heal suicide-related trauma? CBC Nunavut asks at public event Saturday – CBC
October 27, 2018
Last Saturday, CBC hosted a panel discussion[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 14-22, 2018

Hello Friends, Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention.┬áHere’s what we found last week: Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show – Washington Post
May 21, 2018

Weekly News Roundup May 7-13, 2018

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention.┬áHere’s what we found last week: Featured:
How to maintain mental health – Centre for Suicide Prevention
Last week was CMHA’s Mental Health Week, and the theme[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 23-29, 2017

Hello Friends, Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention.┬áHere’s what we found last week: Featured:
We must all advocate for Indigenous rights – Centre for Suicide Prevention
October 25, 2017
This CSP blog post discusses the[…]