Weekly News Roundup April 23 – 28, 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: Mental-health programs tailored for Muslims gain traction in Canada – Globe and MailĀ 
April 28, 2019 The Khalil Centre, a non-profit offering counselling and other mental health services,[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 15 – 22, 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:

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Suicide policies in Canada and beyond: What’s working and what needs to change – Ottawa Citizen
April 18, 2019
This article explores how suicide can[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 1-7, 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: We Need to Change How We Talk About Suicide – OUT
April 4, 2019
This article, written by the TREVOR Project, a LGBTQ+ suicide prevention and intervention organization, talks[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 25 – 31, 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: Media contagion of suicide is real. Here’s how to fix it. – Salon
March 30, 2019
This article explores the phenomenon of suicide contagion as it relates to the[…]

Robert Olson, Centre for Suicide Prevention Librarian and Writer, speaks and answers questions about his presentation on Suicidal Contagion and Suicide Clusters at the 2013 SPCCH Conference in Hamilton, Ontario, November 19th. To read his Information Resource about Suicide Contagion and Clusters click here: Contagion and Clusters

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