Weekly News Roundup October 5 – 12, 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:

Featured:
Calgary woman running for mental health awareness, after partner’s death – CTV News
October 6, 2020
Andrea Gordon, who lost partner David Quistberg to suicide in June, ran[…]

Webinar for veterinary professionals

Centre for Suicide Prevention’s Robert Olson presented to veterinary professionals across Canada on World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, about why safe-messaging about suicide is important, and the efficacy of gatekeeper training. The webinar was hosted by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and Merck Animal Health. Robert’s presentation begins at 24 minutes.