Weekly News Roundup Dec 18, 2021 – Jan 7, 2022

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found in the past few weeks:

How to Help a Loved One Through Sudden Loss – New York Times
January 7, 2022
This article, written by Julie Halpert[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 4-10, 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 risk is higher not only for military, but also their families, new research shows – Toronto Star
December 10, 2021
New Canadian research has[…]

Weekly News Roundup Sept 20-26, 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 – CTV Calgary
From September 19-26, Centre for Suicide Prevention hosted the 4th annual Run for LIfe, a virtual[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 5-11, 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:

Study identifies genetic risks for suicide death in individuals with bipolar disorder – EurekAlert!
July 8, 2021
A new study has[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 12-18, 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:
Study: International suicide rates did not rise during pandemic – Global National
April 13, 2021
A new study reports that[…]

Weekly News Roundup Apr 6-11, 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:

Study Shows Pandemic Tied To Spike In Suicide Among Black People – NPR
April 10, 2021
A new study from Maryland, US, has shown an increase in the suicide[…]

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 8 – 14, 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:
Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 РRD News Now
March 9, 2021
Preliminary data for suicide rates in Alberta in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 1-7, 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:
Many assumed suicides would spike in 2020. So far, the data tells a different story – CBC
February 8, 2021
Preliminary data from medical examiner’s[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 1 – 7, 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: ‘We’re losing our kids’: Black youth suicide rate rising far faster than for whites; coronavirus, police violence deepen trauma – USA Today
June 7, 2020
In the US, there[…]