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 JournalOctober 7, 2019Suicide prevention is everyone’s business, and there are steps we can all take to […]

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 PreventionWe inform to transform: once people know suicide is preventable, and understand the role they play in its prevention, they reach out […]

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 – NPRMay 17,2019 A recent study published by JAMA Network Open finds that boys still outnumber girls in suicide deaths but […]

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: Featured:  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 be reduced through the implementation […]

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: When you grow up surrounded by suicide, it seems normal. How do you heal a ‘broken spirit’? – Toronto Star October 13, 2018 Indigenous suicide, like all suicide, is complex. […]

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 national strategy for suicide prevention, how it […]