Research Roundup – March 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Special Research The following two articles do not address suicide or suicidal behaviours directly, but they do examine psychological adversities encountered as a result of epidemic outbreaks (this is timely research considering our current[…]

Research Roundup – January 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Kaufman et al. (2020).Effects of increased minimum wages by unemployment rate on suicide in the USA. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 0, 1-6. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2019-212981
An American study examining the effect of[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 13 – 20, 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: Suicide rate for girls has been rising faster than for boys, study finds – NPR
May 17,2019 A recent study published by JAMA Network Open finds that boys still outnumber girls[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 18 – 24, 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: 
CSP and CMHA Edmonton to host the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Conference – Centre for Suicide Prevention
March 25, 2019
We’re pleased to announce that we will be[…]

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 Apr 23-29, 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: Suicide has always been a part of my family, yet I’m repeatedly silenced when I try to talk about it – Independent
April 29, 2018
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Weekly News Roundup Feb 26 – Mar 4, 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: This tattoo shop offers free tattoos to people with self-harm scars – HuffPost
March 2, 2018
Through the Restart Program, the Black Widow[…]

Self-harm and suicide toolkit

Our latest resource is a toolkit about self-harm and suicide. This toolkit explains the differences and similarities between self-harm and suicidal behaviour. Self-harm is not suicide – but it can lead to suicide. This toolkit is available now on our website or as a direct PDF download.