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[…]

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 Outlook
August 15, 2019
The University of Utah released a study in 2011 that examined the correlation[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 8 – 14, 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: ‘I’ll never be the same again’: Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall talks for the first time about the suicide of her beloved brother – and[…]

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? – BBC
July 5, 2019
Many people have died from a bridge in a town in Scotland, so many[…]

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 Today
June 22, 2019
Suicide rates in the US are rising, and have increased 33% since 1999:[…]

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 Mail
May 25, 2019
An opinion piece by Michael Ungar, a professor of social work at[…]

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 – NPR
May 17,2019 A recent study published by JAMA Network Open finds that boys still outnumber girls[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 6 – 12, 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: 
From youth in segregation to first-time home buyers: Six data gaps Globe readers have encountered – Globe and Mail
May 6, 2019
There are gaps in data collection that[…]