Weekly News Roundup Oct 25-31, 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:

Will Smith discusses suicide in new YouTube series trailer – CNN
October 31, 2021
In a trailer for actor Will Smith’s docuseries “Will Smith: The[…]

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.

Weekly News Roundup Mar. 1-7, 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:

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Alberta’s suicide rate seems to have declined in 2020 – Red Deer Advocate
March 3, 2021
Preliminary data is showing a decline in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 22-28, 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:

‘Suicide can happen to anyone and any age’: Warning signs to look for – Global News
February 28, 2021
In this article, Kristin Pilon, a[…]

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.m2984
Workplace sexual harassment has an impact[…]

Research Roundup – September 2020

Weekly News Roundup September 21 – 27, 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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Run For Life In Support Of Suicide Prevention Ready to Go – Okotoks Online
September 25, 2020
This past weekend, Centre for Suicide[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 13 – 19, 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:

One mental health solution: a kinder, gentler emergency department for people considering suicide – Globe and Mail
July 19, 2020
Emergency departments are working[…]

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 2-8, 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: How managers can help employees with mental health issues – CNN
March 6, 2020
Managers have a role to play in preventing suicide and promoting mental health. They are[…]