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:

Featured:
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[…]

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 October 9 – 14, 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:

Weekly News Roundup – December 5-11, 2016

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:
Editorial: Does Canada need a national suicide prevention strategy?– Centre for Suicide Prevention
Dec. 5, 2016
This editorial outlines the importance of a[…]