Weekly News Roundup Dec. 14, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021

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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
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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 November 25 – December 1, 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:

‘I Wanted to Die:’ Northern Ireland Confronts a Suicide Crisis – New York Times
December 1, 2019
*Method warning* In 2017, Northern Ireland had a suicide rate of 18.6 per[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 8 – 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:

Featured: 
More children and teens are having suicidal thoughts, but experts can’t pinpoint why – Global News
April 10, 2019

A study published in the Journal of American Medical[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb 11 – 18, 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: 
Facebook’s suicide prevention tool sparks concern – Global
February 11, 2019
Facebook’s suicide prevention algorithm reads user’s posts and flags them for content that may indicate suicidality, at which[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 20 – 26, 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: ‘I never faked my love for you:’ A mother opens up after her suicide attempt – NPR
August 24, 2018
*Method warning* This is an[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 13 – 19, 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: Opinion: Advice I never wanted to give – New York Times
August 18, 2018
In this opinion article, comedian Adam Cayton-Holland discusses how, after the[…]

Weekly News Roundup June 11 – 17, 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:
Celebrity suicide deaths – preventing contagion – Centre for Suicide Prevention, a branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association
June 12, 2018
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