Weekly News Roundup Dec. 14, 2020 – Jan. 3, 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 in the last few weeks:

Featured:
Christmas is not always merry for LGBTQ youth, says Saskatoon psychiatrist – CBC
December 23, 2020
Dr.[…]

Weekly News Roundup July 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:

Featured:
Opinion: We need a compassionate recovery to address the hidden hurt – Calgary Herald
July 21, 2020
Sue Tomney, CEO of YW Calgary and Sandip Lalli, president and[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 15 – 21, 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: As suicide, addiction death projections soar amid COVID-19, treatment centers struggle to stay alive too – USA Today
June 21, 2020
Mental health and substance abuse groups in the[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 2-8, 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: How managers can help employees with mental health issues – CNN
March 6, 2020
Managers have a role to play in preventing suicide and promoting mental health. They are[…]

Weekly News Roundup October 15 – 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:
Catching the warning signs: N.W.T. workshops promote suicide prevention – CBC
October 20, 2019
Alyssa Carpenter, the only safeTALK: suicide alertness training workshop Trainer in the Northwest Territories, is hosting[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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
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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[…]

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[…]