Weekly News Roundup Apr 6-11, 2021

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 Shows Pandemic Tied To Spike In Suicide Among Black People – NPR
April 10, 2021
A new study from Maryland, US, has shown an increase in the suicide[…]

Research Roundup – March 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Mason, A., et al. (2021). A content analysis of Reddit users’ perspectives on reasons for not following through with a suicide attempt. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networks. DOI:10.1089/cyber.2020.0521.

Weekly News Roundup March 22-28, 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 last week:

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CSP Response to OCYA Mar 2021 Report – Centre for Suicide Prevention
March 26, 2021
Last week the Office[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 15-21, 2021

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:

Yukon’s new gender-affirming care policy is most comprehensive in Canada, experts say – CBC
March 18, 2021
The Yukon has developed a new gender-affirming care[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 8 – 14, 2021

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:

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Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – RD News Now
March 9, 2021
Preliminary data for suicide rates in Alberta in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 15-21, 2021

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:

About 7% of UK children have attempted suicide by age of 17 – study – Guardian
February 21, 2021
A study[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 8-15, 2021

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:

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Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – EverythingGP
February 15, 2021
Preliminary data from the Medical Examiner’s office in Alberta shows[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 1-7, 2021

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:
Many assumed suicides would spike in 2020. So far, the data tells a different story – CBC
February 8, 2021
Preliminary data from medical examiner’s[…]

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:

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

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 23 – 29, 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:

In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020 – CNN
November 29, 2020
Japan has released[…]