Weekly News Roundup September 8 – 14, 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:
Life, death and being a man in Medicine Hat – CBC News
September 10, 2020
Brandon Niwa, 37, is one of the first of several men that Medicine Hat[…]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

This year’s World Suicide Prevention Day theme, The First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum, a framework developed by Thunderbird Partnership Foundation with Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners including Health Canada, which describes and explains these four aspects in action, and how aligning them brings wholeness. This is also the theme of[…]

Weekly News Roundup August 25 – 31, 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 the month of September – Centre for Suicide Prevention
August 31, 2020
Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide[…]

Buddy Up for the month of September

Throughout the month of September, Centre for Suicide Prevention is promoting the Buddy Up campaign with the help of our Champions. This campaign was created for men by men, encouraging them to have real conversations with their buddies and to support them if they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. Learn more about how you[…]