Book Review
Aparna Sanyal | Is Nelly's madness a product of herself or of the absolutes in a world she is forced to inhabit? In this newly translated novel, readers ponder to whom Nelly's suicide note is really addressed.
Podcast
The Swan Song
David Swanson | Dr. Michael Markwick discusses how insufficient clinical services funding for youth has impacted youth suicide rates.
Blog
Krystalline Kraus | Michael Morones is an eleven year old child from Raleigh, North Carolina who on Thursday January 23, 2014, attempted to hang himself in his bedroom.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | One of the plays at the PuSH festival this week is set in the far North. It tells the story of the encounter between a museum worker from Toronto and a woman who lives in Pond Inlet, Nunavut.
Podcast
Larry Pegg - Before and Afterlife: The Theory of Positivity
Lynn Thompson | In December 2007 the lives of many, primarily Larry Pegg and his family, were forever transformed by the unexpected loss of the older of two daughters to suicide.
Book Review
Amy MacKinnon | Authors David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu argue in 'The Body Economic' that not only is austerity bad for the economy, it is bad for our health.
Podcast
Cathi Bond | What if you play with a game and it ends up playing with you? BOO!
News
Samantha Sarra | Today is Suicide Prevention Day. "Sadly, every person you ask from the Northern Inuit regions knows someone who has killed themselves."
Blog
Michael Laxer | We need to tell our stories of those we have lost to suicide.
Podcast
Meagan Perry | In this episode: music to celebrate Abousfian Abdelrazik, with Attawapiskat in the news a look back at Pikangikum's crisis, Raffi sings for #Occupy, and Bond is back with DVD recommendations.
News
Mary Simon, the president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. Photo: Melissa Irwin.
Greg Macdougall | With the Inuit's suicide rate at 11 times higher than the rest of Canada, activists gathered in Ottawa to discuss the tragedy.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | President Barack Obama just announced a reversal of a long-standing policy that denied presidential condolence letters to the family members of soldiers who commit suicide.