Weekly News Roundup Oct 25-31, 2021

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:

Will Smith discusses suicide in new YouTube series trailer – CNN
October 31, 2021
In a trailer for actor Will Smith’s docuseries “Will Smith: The[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 20-26, 2021

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:
Run for Life – CTV Calgary
From September 19-26, Centre for Suicide Prevention hosted the 4th annual Run for LIfe, a virtual[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 21-27, 2021

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:

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Corbella: Shadow pandemic of suicide in restaurant industry is alarming – Calgary Herald
June 25, 2021
Modern Steak’s corporate chef Dustin Schafer and[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 10 -16, 2021

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:

Police Suicides – CBC Radio, Up North
May 13, 2021
Ontario NDP MPP France Gélinas would like to amend the Highway Memorials for Fallen[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 15-21, 2021

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:

Yukon’s new gender-affirming care policy is most comprehensive in Canada, experts say – CBC
March 18, 2021
The Yukon has developed a new gender-affirming care[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec. 14, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021

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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:

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Christmas is not always merry for LGBTQ youth, says Saskatoon psychiatrist – CBC
December 23, 2020
Dr.[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 9 – 15, 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:

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U of C introduces new suicide prevention framework to support students – Calgary Herald
November 12, 2020
*Terminology warning – use of commit*[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 10 – 16, 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: Cuthand: Solution to suicide crisis needs to come from Indigenous community – The Star Phoenix
August 15, 2020
The rate of suicide among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan is three[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 27 – August 2, 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:

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A pharmacy professional’s role in suicide prevention – Alberta College of Pharmacy
July 22, 2020
Everyone has a role to play in preventing[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 20-26, 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: Featured:
‘Heartbreaking’: Suicide rates expected to rise as COVID-19 grinds on – Calgary Herald
April 25, 2020
The psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as unprecedented levels of unemployment,[…]