Weekly News Roundup Feb. 8-15, 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:

Featured:
Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – EverythingGP
February 15, 2021
Preliminary data from the Medical Examiner’s office in Alberta shows[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 1-7, 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:
Many assumed suicides would spike in 2020. So far, the data tells a different story – CBC
February 8, 2021
Preliminary data from medical examiner’s[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 11 – 17, 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:

How Suicides At A Top New York Attraction May Change What We’ll Do For A View – Forbes
January 15, 2021
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Weekly News Roundup December 9 – 15, 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: Student’s suicide at time of growing awareness about mental health of medical students, doctors – Ottawa Citizen
December 15, 2019
Awareness for mental health resources on post-secondary campuses is[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 6 – 11, 2019

Hello Friends, 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: Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide is part of a larger problem in American jails: experts – Global
August 11, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide last week while[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 4 – 10, 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: 
Corbella: Liepert’s House speech on his daughter’s suicide an emotional punch – Calgary Herald
February 5, 2019
Calgary Signal Hill MP Ron Liepert delivered a moving House of Commons[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 4 – 13, 2018

Hello Friends, 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: Youth protection officials failed suicidal Salluit teen, Quebec coroner concludes – CBC
November 12, 2018
Quebec Coroner É​ric Lépine believes that the province’s youth protection[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 15 – 21, 2018

Hello Friends, 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:
4 ways the Centre for Suicide Prevention is using Run for Life to promote mental health and prevent suicide – Calgary Journal
October[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 27 – Dec 3, 2017

Hello Friends, 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:
Students who started suicide pact in Montreal say it was a ‘joke,’ experts not laughing – Global
December 1, 2017
Three[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 20 – 26, 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: PTSD, suicide and first responders – A lot of talk, and not much progress – Global
November 26, 2017
The Tema[…]