Weekly News Roundup December 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: Female Veterans Quietly Struggle With Sexual Harassment, Suicide – VOA December 9, 2018 Female veterans in the US have a much higher risk of suicide than female civilians. Women face many […]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 27 – Sept 3, 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: Edmonton firefighter’s death prompts discussion about PTSD, mental health – Global September 1, 2018 Marc Renaud, 29, died by suicide last weekend. Renaud was a firefighter for the Edmonton Fire Rescue […]

Weekly News Roundup May 28 – June 3, 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: ‘If I take my life’: Veteran’s suicide over weekend revives calls for ‘epidemic’ to be addressed – Globe and Mail June 3, 2018 This past weekend, veteran George Curtis, […]

Weekly News Roundup May 7-13, 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: How to maintain mental health – Centre for Suicide Prevention Last week was CMHA’s Mental Health Week, and the theme this year was about acknowledging that we all have mental […]

Weekly News Roundup Mar 26 – Apr 2, 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: Study: Homeless vets five times more likely to commit suicide – Yale News April 2, 2018 A newly published study from Yale and the US Department of Veterans Affairs […]

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 December 9, 2017 In […]

Weekly News Roundup – Oct 30 – Nov 5, 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: Stories after suicide – Ryerson Review of Journalism October 30, 2017 The Ryerson Review of Journalism examines suicide reporting: how it should be done, and why proper reporting […]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5-10, 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: Roundup – World Suicide Prevention Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention September 10-14, 2017 Last week was World Suicide Prevention Week 2017! Thank you to everyone who attended […]

Weekly News Roundup – Mar. 27 – Apr. 2, 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: More than 9 million Americans consider suicide every year. I’m one of them – Vox Mar. 30, 2017 This essay is written by someone who experiences suicidal thoughts. They explain what […]

Weekly News Roundup – Mar. 20 – 26, 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: Support is key for those who lose a partner to suicide, say researchers – CTV  Mar. 26, 2017 A new study has found that people who lose a partner to suicide […]