Weekly News Roundup May 11 – 19, 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: Is the Pandemic Sparking Suicide? – New York Times
May 19, 2020
Though we won’t know for several months if the suicide rate has increased as a result of[…]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 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: Officer down – CBC
March 10, 2019
This is an investigative piece by the CBC accompanying a Fifth Estate episode examining the 12 Ontario Provincial Police suicide deaths that[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 9 – 14, 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:

Weekly News Roundup September 10 – 16, 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: More than 5,800 youth suicides across Canada signals mental health ‘crisis’ – The Star
September 14, 2018
Data compiled by a Toronto Star/Ryerson School of[…]

Weekly News Roundup September 3 – 9, 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: World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 10, 2018
Today is September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day. This year’s theme, as determined[…]

Weekly News Roundup Dec 18, 2017 – Jan 1, 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 in these past few weeks: History of suicide attempt linked to shorter life expectancy – Medscape 
December 28, 2017
Researchers in Sweden analyzed a database that spanned[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Dec 4 – 10, 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: I’m a doctor, and in October I tried to kill myself. I ended up as a patient on the very hospital wards I work on – Independent

Weekly News Roundup – Nov 14 – 19, 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:
New Resource: Fact sheets about suicide – Centre for Suicide Prevention
November 20, 2017
We’re excited to announce the[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 18-24, 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: First Nations group seeks solutions for high youth suicide rates in Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Star Phoenix
September 22, 2017
The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Aug 28 – Sept 4, 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: BC’s wildfires spark mental health concern for firefighters: chief – CBC
September 4, 2017
The fire chief for 150 Mile House in BC, Stan McCarthy,[…]