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:

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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 Mar. 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:

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Alberta’s suicide rate seems to have declined in 2020 – Red Deer Advocate
March 3, 2021
Preliminary data is showing a decline in the[…]

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[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 25-31, 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:

Teen suicide prevention during COVID-19: How parents and kids can have honest and safe conversations – Conversation
January 31, 2021
Suicide is the second leading[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 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:

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When kids are in crisis, how can we help them? – Broadview Magazine
January 5, 2021
*Content and method warning* This article discusses suicide in children, which[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec. 6 – 13, 2020

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Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. This week’s news roundup will be our last for 2020! Here’s what we found last week:

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Suicides up sharply on Toronto subway during pandemic – Globe[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 8 – 14, 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:

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Life, death and being a man in Medicine Hat – CBC News
September 10, 2020
Brandon Niwa, 37, is one of the first of several men that Medicine Hat[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 13 – 19, 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:

One mental health solution: a kinder, gentler emergency department for people considering suicide – Globe and Mail
July 19, 2020
Emergency departments are working[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 13 – 17, 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: Leafs forward Nic Petan and his family open up about the loss of his father to suicide – CTV
November 15, 2019
Franc Petan, 56, died[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 5 – 11, 2019

A few simple questions could help doctors stem the suicide epidemic – Washington Post
November 8, 2019
New research has found that a large number patients in the US who present to the emergency room for an unrelated problem have suicidal thoughts. Researchers suggest doctors and nurses ask all emergency room patients about suicidal thoughts. This[…]