Research Roundup – May 2022

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Reen, J., Friday, A., & Orji, R. (2022). Saving life and keeping privacy: A study on mobile apps for suicide prevention and privacy policies. International Conference on Persuasive[…]

Thank you to Breanna MacLeod’s Legacy of Hope Fund

Thank you to Breanna MacLeod’s Legacy of Hope fund for donating $6000 to suicide prevention in honour of Breanna. Our team was pleased to meet with members of Breanna’s family and hear stories of her kindness, vibrant spirit, and her travels. Each year around Breanna’s birthday, her family also encourages others to remember Breanna by[…]

Thank you to PPG Apparel

Thank you to clothing company PPG Apparel and owner Sophie McLean for raising and donating $2125 to the work we do! On November 22, PPG Apparel hosted their launch party, with a silent auction for our benefit. Thank you for using your business to reduce stigma and make a contribution to suicide prevention.

Weekly News Roundup Oct 18-24, 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:

UK dads who lost their daughters to suicide finish 300-mile walk – Guardian
October 23, 2021
A group of three men who lost their daughters[…]

Research Roundup – September 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Allen, J., Wexler, L. & Rasmus, S. (2021). Protective factors as a unifying framework for strength-based intervention and culturally responsive American Indian and Alaska Native suicide prevention. Prevention[…]

Research Roundup – August 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Lee, W. et al. (2021). Exploring the mediating role of methamphetamine use in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and attempted suicide. Addictive Behaviors. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107060
A study[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 30 – Sept 6, 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: Featured:
World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 7, 2021
World Suicide Prevention Day is this Friday, September 10. This is a day to remember[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 29 – Apr 5, 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:

Featured:
Run for Life 2021 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
April 6, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention is hosting the 4th annual Run for Life![…]

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:

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

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 22-28, 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:

‘Suicide can happen to anyone and any age’: Warning signs to look for – Global News
February 28, 2021
In this article, Kristin Pilon, a[…]