Weekly News Roundup June 14-20, 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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Indigenous people, trauma, and suicide prevention – Centre for Suicide Prevention
June 21, 2021
Today is Indigenous Peoples Day, and we’ve updated our toolkit[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 3 – 9, 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:

Mother speaks out against suicide forum after son’s death – BBC
May 8, 2021
Luke O’Hara died by suicide in February, and his mother, Julia[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 22-28, 2021

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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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CSP Response to OCYA Mar 2021 Report – Centre for Suicide Prevention
March 26, 2021
Last week the Office[…]

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 4 – 10, 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: Featured:
Buddy up for men’s suicide prevention – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 11, 2020
Centre for Suicide Prevention is excited to announce a new men’s suicide prevention campaign: Buddy[…]

Weekly News Roundup December 16 – 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: Featured:
Calgary Eyeopener – CBC Calgary
December 16, 2019
In late August, Braden Lloyd attempted suicide three times in just 30 hours, after continually being apprehended by RCMP and subsequently discharged from[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 21 – 27, 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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Research links living at high altitudes with Rocky Mountain ‘Suicide Belt’ – CTV
October 22, 2019

A news report looks at a study out of the[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 30 – October 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: Featured:
Don’t be afraid to say the word ‘suicide’: A caring conversation can save lives – Edmonton Journal
October 7, 2019
Suicide prevention is everyone’s business, and there are steps we[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 19 – 25, 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: 
2018-2019 Annual Report: Inform, transform – Centre for Suicide Prevention
We inform to transform: once people know suicide is preventable, and understand the role they play in its[…]

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[…]