Updated: Provide your feedback on a 3-digit crisis number

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is asking for your feedback regarding the implementation of a 3-digit suicide prevention line for Canada, which would connect people to the existing line at 1-833-456-4566. Until September 21, 2021, you can provide your thoughts on your support for the project, how long implementation should take, whether the[…]

Weekly news roundup May 31 – June 6, 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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Sending condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 31, 2021
Centre for Suicide Prevention sends its condolences[…]

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. 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 Nov. 30 – Dec. 6, 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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You Can Help the Agencies Battling Mental Health Challenges and Addictions – Calgary Herald
December 4, 2020
Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) has[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 21 – 27, 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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Run For Life In Support Of Suicide Prevention Ready to Go – Okotoks Online
September 25, 2020
This past weekend, Centre for Suicide[…]