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 September 9 – 15, 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: 
High suicide rates for Indigenous youths sparks action from Alberta government – Calgary Herald
September 10, 2019
The government of Alberta has launched graphic novels for First Nations[…]

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 April 23 – 28, 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: Mental-health programs tailored for Muslims gain traction in Canada – Globe and Mail 
April 28, 2019 The Khalil Centre, a non-profit offering counselling and other mental health services,[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 4 – 10, 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: 
Corbella: Liepert’s House speech on his daughter’s suicide an emotional punch – Calgary Herald
February 5, 2019
Calgary Signal Hill MP Ron Liepert delivered a moving House of Commons[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 14-22, 2018

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: Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show – Washington Post
May 21, 2018

Weekly News Roundup Feb 12-18, 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: Yellowknife teen aims to connect youth with mental-health resources – CBC
February 18, 2018
Devon Hodder, a Yellowknife high school student, started “Northern Minds,” a[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 14 – 20, 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: Quiet epidemic of suicide claims France’s farmers – New York Times
August 20, 2017
France’s public health institute released statistics that show 985 farmers killed[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 21 – 28, 2016

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: This hashtag is prompting men to get real about mental health and suicide – Mashable
August 28, 2016
#ItsOkayToTalk is a Twitter and Instagram campaign[…]