Weekly News Roundup Jan 8 – 14, 2022

As more teens talk about self-harm, here’s how to help, say experts – Fast Company
January 14, 2022
Data from parental control app ‘Bark’ shows that, among the young people whose devices use the app in the US, suicide ideation has increased. Bark’s 2021 annual report found that 75% of teens[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 18, 2021 – Jan 7, 2022

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 past few weeks:

How to Help a Loved One Through Sudden Loss – New York Times
January 7, 2022
This article, written by Julie Halpert[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 11-17, 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 last week:

How to help those who have lost loved ones to suicide cope with grief during the holidays – The Conversation
December 17, 2021

Weekly News Roundup Nov 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:

Fund captures the spirit of giving to help our most vulnerable – Calgary Herald
November 26, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention is honoured once again[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov 8-12, 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:

Here’s Why Experts Think Suicides Dropped During The Pandemic – BuzzFeed News
November 12, 2021
Suicide rates in the US dropped for the second year[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 23-29, 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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Impact of river trek still sinking in – St. Albert Today
August 26, 2021
Lisa Stocking paddle-boarded 650 km down the Athabasca River in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 16 – 22, 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:

Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis For Communities Of Color – Science Friday
August 20, 2021
**Method warning** In the US in 2020 many communities saw[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 9 – 15, 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: Lil Wayne Opens Up About Mental Health, Childhood Suicide Attempt – Complex
August 15, 2021
**Method warning** Rapper Lil Wayne has opened up about his mental health in[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 19-25, 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:

Reporting guidelines reduced number of suicides: study – Korea Herald
July 25, 2021
In South Korea in 2013, under the ‘suicide prevention law,’ media guidelines[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 12-18, 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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Study: International suicide rates did not rise during pandemic – Global National
April 13, 2021
A new study reports that[…]