Weekly News Roundup July 23 – 29, 2018

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:
Hot weather linked to increased suicide rates in the US, Mexico – Global 
July 24, 2018
A new study has shown a link[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 27 – Dec 3, 2017

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: Featured:
Students who started suicide pact in Montreal say it was a ‘joke,’ experts not laughing – Global
December 1, 2017
Three[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 20 – 26, 2017

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: PTSD, suicide and first responders – A lot of talk, and not much progress – Global
November 26, 2017
The Tema[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 16-22, 2017

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: Lawyers more likely to experience mental health problems the more successful they are: study – Globe and Mail
October 22, 2017
A study from the[…]

Trauma and suicide in children toolkit

This toolkit focuses specifically on how trauma affects the population of children and adolescents. Unresolved trauma in childhood is linked to an increased risk of suicide ideation and if unaddressed, can escalate with age. This toolkit is available now!

Penguin-Random House Collaboration

The Centre for Suicide Prevention, together with Penguin-Random House and Razorbill, have developed informational bookmarks to go inside bestselling young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. The novel deals with the Thirteen Reasons Why Hannah, a high school student, decided to kill herself. The reasons are recorded on cassette tapes, and[…]

Revised and Expanded Teen Resource Toolkit

We’ve just revised and expanded our Teen Suicide Prevention Resource Toolkit! This toolkit deals with the teen population as suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for teens in Canada. You can check it out here: http://bit.ly/TeenSuicideRT