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:

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

Weekly News Roundup Oct. 7 – 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: Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says – CNN
October 14, 2019
From 1991 to 2017, the suicide rate for African American teenagers rose as the rate[…]

Weekly News Roundup April 15 – 22, 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:

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Suicide policies in Canada and beyond: What’s working and what needs to change – Ottawa Citizen
April 18, 2019
This article explores how suicide can[…]

Weekly News Roundup – Sept 5 – 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: Featured:
World Suicide Prevention Week 2017 – Centre for Suicide Prevention
September 5, 2017
Our theme this year is Connection, which is vital to suicide prevention.[…]

Editorial: Aiming for Perfection – the Zero Suicide Movement

Our latest resource is an infoExchange editorial that explains the Zero Suicide initiative, the ultimate goal of which is to eliminate suicide completely. This editorial is available now on our website or as a direct PDF download.

Weekly News Roundup – July 31 – Aug 6, 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:
Oil, heartbreak, and manhood: Behind the mental heath crisis of Alberta’s oil workers – BuzzFeed
August 2, 2017
This article[…]

Weekly News Roundup – July 10-16, 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: Featured:
Where can farmers turn to for mental health help? – Alberta Primetime
July 14, 2017
Mara Grunau, executive director, spoke about why farmers[…]