Weekly News Roundup May 4 – 10, 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:
Buddy up for men’s suicide prevention – Centre for Suicide Prevention
May 11, 2020
Centre for Suicide Prevention is excited to announce a new men’s suicide prevention campaign: Buddy[…]

Weekly News Roundup Oct. 7 – 14, 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: Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says – CNN
October 14, 2019
From 1991 to 2017, the suicide rate for African American teenagers rose as the rate[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 11 – 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: Featured: 
Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2018 campaign raises close to $750,000 – Calgary Herald 
March 15, 2019
We were honoured by the Calgary Herald this year by[…]

News Roundup: World Suicide Prevention Day edition

As subject matter experts, we at the Centre for Suicide Prevention are often called upon to speak with the media about suicide and its prevention. Here’s who we spoke with yesterday, World Suicide Prevention Day: September 10th is World Suicide Prevention[…]

Strength in Unity Summit

This past Saturday, March 18, 2017, Robert Olson from Centre for Suicide Prevention attended the Strength in Unity Summit at the University of Calgary, hosted by the Faculty of Social Work. The Summit was a discussion of the findings of Strength In Unity: Men Speaking Out Against Stigma, a research intervention that mobilized men in Asian[…]

WSPD – Kevin Hines at U of C

Join us for live music by Sealegs and to hear the story of suicide attempt survivor Kevin Hines, who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and lived. Grab your tickets online now!  This event is being offered for free thanks to our sponsors: 

October 26, 2012

CSP attending Mental Health Awareness Week CSP is excited to be a part of the University of Calgary’s Mental Health Awareness Week.  This week is being hosted by the University Wellness Centre, and is meant to bring awareness of mental health to students across campus.  CSP will have a booth in the Services[…]