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[…]

Research Roundup – May 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month:

Ralfman, et al. (2020). Suicide fatalities in the US compared to Canada: Potential suicides averted with lower firearm ownership in the US. PLOS One. 15(4): e0232252. DOI: doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232252
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Weekly News Roundup July 8 – 14, 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: ‘I’ll never be the same again’: Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall talks for the first time about the suicide of her beloved brother – and[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 9 – 15, 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: Former NHL goalie shares struggles with mental illness, addiction – CBC
April 14, 2018
Clint Malarchuk, former NHL goalie, has experienced physical and mental trauma,[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 5-11, 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: More religious leaders challenge silence, isolation surrounding suicide – NPR
February 11, 2018
Religious leaders have been ill-prepared and reluctant to speak about[…]