Research Roundup – April 2020

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian (🇨🇦) and international suicide research we collected in the past month:

Beautrais, A. (2020). Stress and suicide in medical students and physicians. The New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 30, 11-14.
Physicians are one of the most at-risk professions for suicide. This paper examines those pervasive[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 13 – 17, 2019

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: Leafs forward Nic Petan and his family open up about the loss of his father to suicide – CTV
November 15, 2019
Franc Petan, 56, died[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 15 – 19, 2019

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:

Yes, Canada should ban conversion therapy – Globe and Mail
July 19, 2019
An opinion piece by sexual and gender minority studies expert Kristopher Wells, who[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 13 – 18, 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: Here’s how to better support people who are suicidal – Mashable
November 17, 2018
This article, written by Chirlane McCray, who is the[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 7-13, 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: Featured:
How to maintain mental health – Centre for Suicide Prevention
Last week was CMHA’s Mental Health Week, and the theme[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 16 – 22, 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: Featured:
Truth and consequences when judgment takes months in court and minutes online – CBC
April 16, 2018
Jeremy Quaile died by suicide after[…]