Research Roundup – March 2022

Cardon, K. (2022). Suicide justice: Adopting Indigenous feminist methods in settler suicidology. Health, 26(1), 66-80. DOI: 10.1177/13634593211046837
Indigenous suicide in the United States is analysed through an Indigenous and feminist lens. Abstract – White settler colonies around the world have long reported disproportionately high rates of Indigenous suicides, a consequence of the continuing violence[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 3 – 8, 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:

After latest suicide, the Vessel in New York City’s Hudson Yards ponders its future – CNN
August 7, 2021
**Method warning** Discussions are ongoing regarding[…]

Research Roundup – September 2020

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 27 – August 2, 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:

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A pharmacy professional’s role in suicide prevention – Alberta College of Pharmacy
July 22, 2020
Everyone has a role to play in preventing[…]

Research Roundup – June 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Kennedy, A., Brumby, S., Versace, V. & Brumby-Rendell, T. (2020). The ripple effect: A digital intervention to reduce suicide stigma among farming men. BMC Public Health. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08954-5
Farmers are considered at an-risk occupational group for[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 15 – 21, 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: As suicide, addiction death projections soar amid COVID-19, treatment centers struggle to stay alive too – USA Today
June 21, 2020
Mental health and substance abuse groups in the[…]

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
Means[…]