Weekly News Roundup Dec 11-17, 2021

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:

How to help those who have lost loved ones to suicide cope with grief during the holidays – The Conversation
December 17, 2021

Research Roundup – November 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Langmann, C. (2021). Suicide, firearms, and legislation: A review of the Canadian evidence. Preventive Medicine. 152 (Pt. 1), 106471. DOI:10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106471
Canada legislated firearm controls in 1977,[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 27 – Dec 3

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:

‘We’re sick of being in pain’: Suicide still devastating Nunavut – CTV News
December 2, 2021
Joseph Ashoona and Deion Pearce, two young people living[…]

Research Roundup – June 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: 🇨🇦 Ogrodniczuk, J.S., et al.  (2021). Psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study of online help-seeking Canadian men. Postgraduate Medicine. DOI:10.1080/00325481.2021.1873027
A survey of the impact[…]

Research Roundup – May 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Chen, Y-Y., et al. (2021). Caregiving as suicide prevention : An ecological 20-country study of the association between men’s family carework, unemployment, and suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.[…]

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 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:

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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[…]