Weekly News Roundup September 24 – 29, 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: Advocates raise alarm about suicide and the economy – CBCSeptember 27, 2019The University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy has released a new analysis of data that looked at suicide statistics […]

Weekly News Roundup August 26 – September 3, 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: Calif. student IDs must have suicide prevention phone number – Inquirer.netAugust 31, 2019The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number, as well as the Crisis Text Line number, will appear on the student […]

Weekly News Roundup August 11 – 18, 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: Living at an elevated risk – Rocky Mountain OutlookAugust 15, 2019The University of Utah released a study in 2011 that examined the correlation between altitude and suicide rates, suggesting that areas […]

Weekly News Roundup August 6 – 11, 2019

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: Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide is part of a larger problem in American jails: experts – GlobalAugust 11, 2019Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide last week while in prison awaiting trial. Suicide is […]

Weekly News Roundup July 2 – 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: Suicide prevention: can a petition save lives on this bridge? – BBCJuly 5, 2019Many people have died from a bridge in a town in Scotland, so many that the deaths are […]

Weekly News Roundup June 17 – 23, 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 Native American women is up 139% – USA TodayJune 22, 2019Suicide rates in the US are rising, and have increased 33% since 1999: this is significant. However, Native […]

Second Annual Run for Life

CSP is hosting our second annual Run for Life! On Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, join us for a journey from darkness into light: Walk or run into the sunrise to remember your loved one and raise awareness for suicide prevention. This event will be followed by a casual reception with snacks from charbar and Phil […]

Weekly News Roundup May 20 – 24, 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: Put down the self-help books. Resilience is not a DIY endeavor – Globe and MailMay 25, 2019An opinion piece by Michael Ungar, a professor of social work at Dalhousie University. He […]

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 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 Mail April 28, 2019 The Khalil Centre, a non-profit offering counselling and other mental health services, opened in Toronto last […]