Research Roundup – September 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Cote, L. &Mishara, B. (2022). Effect of helping suicidal people using text messaging: An evaluation of effects and best practices of the Canadian suicide prevention Service’s text helpline. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12908There […]

Research Roundup – August 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Wiglesworth, A., LittleDove, R., Fetter, A., Prairie Chicken, M., Azarani, M., Davis, A., Young, A., Riegelman, A. & Gone, J.  (2022). Attempted suicide in American Indian and Alaska Native populations: A systematic review of research […]

Research Roundup – July 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2022). Mental health and suicide prevention in men [Evidence brief]. mentalhealthcommision.caThis is a brief by the Mental Health Commission of Canada presenting an overview of emerging research on men’s mental […]

Research Roundup – June 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Kingsbury, M., Hammond, N., Johnstone, F. & Colman, I. (2022). Suicidality among sexual minority and transgender adolescents: A nationally representative population-based study of youth in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 194 (22), E767-E774. DOI: […]

Research Roundup – May 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Reen, J., Friday, A., & Orji, R. (2022). Saving life and keeping privacy: A study on mobile apps for suicide prevention and privacy policies. International Conference on Persuasive Technology. In Baghaei, N., Vassileva, J., Ali, […]

Research Roundup – March 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Cardon, K. (2022). Suicide justice: Adopting Indigenous feminist methods in settler suicidology. Health, 26(1), 66-80. DOI: 10.1177/13634593211046837Indigenous suicide in the United States is analysed through an Indigenous and feminist lens. Abstract – White settler colonies […]

Research Roundup – February 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Barcelos, A., Kargas, N., Packham, C., & Mills, D. (2021). Understanding the impact of dog ownership on autistic adults: Implications for mental health and suicide prevention. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-02504-8Those experiencing autism are at a […]

Research Roundup – January 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Oliffe, J., Ferlatter, O., Ogrodniczuk, J., Seidler, Z., Kealy, D., & Rice, S. (2021). How to save a life: Vital clues from men who have attempted suicide. Qualitative Health Research, 31(3), 415-429. DOI: 10.1177/1049732320975747A […]

Research Roundup – November 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Langmann, C. (2021). Suicide, firearms, and legislation: A review of the Canadian evidence. Preventive Medicine. 152 (Pt. 1), 106471. DOI:10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106471 Canada legislated firearm controls in 1977, 1991, and 1995. This is a review of […]

Research Roundup – October 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Berona, J., Whitton, S., Newcomb, M. Mustanski, B. & Gibbons, R. (2021). Predicting the transition from suicidal ideation to suicide attempt among sexual and gender minority youths. Psychiatric Services, 72(11), 1261-1267. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.202000497 This is […]

Research Roundup – September 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Allen, J., Wexler, L. & Rasmus, S. (2021). Protective factors as a unifying framework for strength-based intervention and culturally responsive American Indian and Alaska Native suicide prevention. Prevention Science. DOI: 10.1007/s11121-021-01265-0A protective factor framework for […]

Research Roundup – August 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Lee, W. et al. (2021). Exploring the mediating role of methamphetamine use in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and attempted suicide. Addictive Behaviors. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107060A study from Taiwan exploring methamphetamine use and attempted suicide […]

Research Roundup – June 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Ogrodniczuk, J.S., et al.  (2021). Psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study of online help-seeking Canadian men. Postgraduate Medicine. DOI:10.1080/00325481.2021.1873027A survey of the impact of COVID-19 on the help-seeking behaviours of Canadian […]

Research Roundup – May 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Chen, Y-Y., et al. (2021). Caregiving as suicide prevention : An ecological 20-country study of the association between men’s family carework, unemployment, and suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. DOI:10.1007/s00127-021-02095-9This study aims to discover if there […]

Research Roundup – April 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2021). Considerations for implementing a three-digit suicide prevention number in Canada: Policy brief. A policy document from the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) advocating for the adoption and […]

Research Roundup – March 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Mason, A., et al. (2021). A content analysis of Reddit users’ perspectives on reasons for not following through with a suicide attempt. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networks. DOI:10.1089/cyber.2020.0521.A content analysis of Reddit users whose posts […]

Research Roundup – February 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Crawford, A. (2021). Advancing public mental health in Canada through a national suicide prevention service: Setting an agenda for Canadian standards of excellence. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 1-5. DOI: 10.1177/0706743721989153 Allison Crawford, Chief Medical Officer, […]

Research Roundup – January 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Canadian Patient Safety Institute & Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2021). Suicide risk assessment toolkit: A resource for healthcare workers and organizations.We typically do not include items from the grey literature, but we thought […]

Research Roundup – November 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Tsai, M., et al. (2020, September 8). Examining the Three-Step Theory (3ST) of suicide in a prospective study of adult psychiatric inpatients. Behavior Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2020.08.007 The Three Step Theory (3ST) of suicide, an “ideation […]

Research Roundup – October 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Hanson, L., et al. (2020). Work related sexual harassment and risk of suicide and suicide attempts: Prospective cohort study. BMJ. DOI: http//dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2984Workplace sexual harassment has an impact on workplace stress and increased depression and anxiety. […]

Research Roundup – September 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Picardo, J., et al. (2020). Suicide and self-harm content on Instagram: A systematic scoping review. PLOS One, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238603 Social media platforms are increasingly used as sites for expressions of suicidal and self-harming behaviours. This […]

Research Roundup – August 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Oliffe, J., et al. (2020). Help-seeking prior to male suicide: Bereaved men perspectives. Social Science & Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113173 This Canadian study examines the help-seeking behaviours of men who have died by suicide by […]

Research Roundup – July 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Opara, I., et al. (2020). Suicide among black children: An integrated model of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide and intersectionality theory for researchers and clinicians. Journal of Black Studies. 1-21. doi.org/10.1177/0021934720935641An important study of the rise […]