Weekly News Roundup March 15-21, 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:

Yukon’s new gender-affirming care policy is most comprehensive in Canada, experts say – CBC
March 18, 2021
The Yukon has developed a new gender-affirming care[…]

Research Roundup – January 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Canadian Patient Safety Institute & Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2021). Suicide risk assessment toolkit: A resource for healthcare workers and organizations.
We typically do not include[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 16 – 22, 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:

Featured:
Solemn vigil marks another year of transgender lives lost – The Signal
November 20, 2020
Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20, is a day to remember transgender people[…]

Weekly News Roundup February 24 – March 1, 2020

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: Build it and you can use it to prevent suicide, researcher says – Ottawa Citizen
February 29, 2020
Zachary Kaminsky, suicide prevention researcher at The Royal’s[…]

Weekly News Roundup February 10 – 17, 2020

‘Unaddressed for years’: Study shows nurses at greater risk of suicide – Safety + Health Magazine 
February 17, 2020
UC San Diego Health has released a study analyzing data from the National Violent Death Reporting System in the US and found that both male and female nurses have a much[…]

Weekly News Roundup January 20 – 26, 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: Billie Eilish Opens Up About Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm – Teen Vogue
January 25, 2020
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Weekly News Roundup December 2-8, 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: 
Death at Alberta legislature reignites conversation about provincial suicide rate – Edmonton Star
December 3, 2019
Following the suicide death last Monday on the steps of the Alberta Legislature,[…]

Weekly News Roundup November 18-24, 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: Featured: 
Alberta documentary sheds light on men in the oilpatch and suicides – Global Calgary
November 19, 2019
A new documentary, Digging in the Dirt, addresses[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan 14 – 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: Featured: 
New resource toolkit: Transgender people and suicide – Centre for Suicide Prevention
January 21, 2019
Transgender people have significantly higher instances of mental illness than the general population. They[…]

Transgender people and suicide toolkit

Our newest resource toolkit provides information on: the prevalence of suicide in transgender people,
why they’re at risk,
what warning signs they may exhibit, and
how we can work to prevent suicide in the transgender population. This toolkit is available now on our website or as a direct PDF download.[…]