Weekly News Roundup Nov. 23 – 29, 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:

In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020 – CNN
November 29, 2020
Japan has released[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 11 – 18, 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: 
Facebook’s suicide prevention tool sparks concern – Global
February 11, 2019
Facebook’s suicide prevention algorithm reads user’s posts and flags them for content that may indicate suicidality, at which[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 11 – 17, 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: Featured:
Celebrity suicide deaths – preventing contagion – Centre for Suicide Prevention, a branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association
June 12, 2018
Responsible[…]

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. Here’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 Apr 16 – 22, 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: Featured:
Truth and consequences when judgment takes months in court and minutes online – CBC
April 16, 2018
Jeremy Quaile died by suicide after[…]