Suicide Prevention

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Community walk for suicide prevention foundation held at Tropical Park

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Concerned residents laced up their sneakers and came together for a walk aimed at helping fight suicide.<p>More than …

Depression

Daniel Jay Reidenberg Celebrated for Educating Others on Suicide Prevention

by in PR · 0 Comment<p>    BLOOMINGTON, MN, February 12, 2018 — Daniel J. Reidenberg has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in …

Mental Health

Power Of Pets: Companion Animals A Major Source Of Support For People With Mental Health Problems

Research review finds that pets actually provide valuable support to their owners with mental health problems. The pros of pet ownership evidently …

Identifying Youth at Risk for Suicide

(MedPage Today) -- Toolkit from the National Institute of Mental Health can help

Why Do Female Physicians Keep Dying By Suicide At Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital?

It was an early Friday evening, and two dozen doctors were standing outside a 33-story residential building across the street from the hospital where …

Mental Health

How Streamers Can Respond When Viewers Need Help

<i>Content notice: Discussion of suicide; strong language.</i><p>What do you do when you’re a streamer and one of your viewers reaches out for help? Among my …

Mental Health

Drug-overdose suicides may be going undetected

(Reuters Health) - - Deaths by drug overdose are more likely to be classified as accidental or of undetermined cause, compared to deaths by gunshot or hanging, say U.S. researchers who conclude that drug suicides may be underestimated.<p>With drug overdoses, there are often few clues to suggest …

NY unveils mental health awareness plates

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York has unveiled its latest campaign to raise awareness for mental health illnesses.New license plates are available …

Mental Health

Mental health advocates encourage officers to seek help following line of duty deaths

The death of a coworker is traumatic. For Colorado law enforcement agencies, it's happened with tremendous frequency this year. It's one reason why …

Mental Health

First responders on front lines of battle against mental health issues

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Friday, February 16 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-16 16:03:24 GMT<p>It’s an improbable journey that …

Greg Gianforte

Men’s Quick Mental Health-Hygiene Checklist

Embed from Getty Images<br>—<b>As the last millennium was flipping over, everything in my life was flipping over (and upside down.)</b> I was going through a …

Tai Chi

Johnny Manziel reveals he has bipolar disorder, has stopped drinking

Johnny Manziel said he was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder and has made his mental health a priority as he continues to work toward a return to football.<p>In an interview with ABC News that aired Monday morning, the former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner said he was previously …

NFL

Northern Harford church to host suicide prevention program

With what religious leaders say is an increase in the number of suicides in recent months, particularly among teenagers, a Pylesville church is …

Mental Health

​Mom hurt in crash found alive after struggling to survive in woods for 35 hours​

The 45-year-old mother survived 35 hours in the woods with a broken clavicle, six cracked ribs and a fractured vertebra.

Crime

Colorado Street Bridge group evaluating recommendations to deter suicides from the iconic bridge

A task force assembled to find a way to deter suicides at the Colorado Street Bridge will evaluate a series of recommendations for the bridge’s …

Engineering

Are We Really Doing the Best We Can for Mental Health in Schools?

How many times have you come across a news article or video on social media depicting the death of an adolescent who has committed suicide? One in …

Mental Health

Maine musicians come together to raise awareness about mental health

PORTLAND (WGME) – Maine musicians are coming together to raise the roof, and awareness, about mental health.<p>A concert this weekend pays tribute to …

Mental Health

Forecast Shows Deepening Shortage Of Mental Health Professionals In California

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). More Stories To Republish A new report forecasts a substantial shortage of …

In State of the City Speech, Mayor Calls for Improved Democracy

In the first State of the City address of his second and final term, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday night pledged to enact policies to make New York City the “fairest big city in America,” renewing a theme familiar from his re-election campaign.<p>New York, with its diversity and grit, he said, is …

Bill de Blasio

Cuomo awards $4 million+ to expand substance abuse treatment in state

Governor Cuomo's office has awarded more than $4 million to expand access to substance abuse treatment services across New York.

Substance Abuse

Video: The Good Egg – A cycle-skate trip in aid of suicide prevention

John Rattray is a Scottish professional skateboarder turned office worker. In 2011 he lost his sister to depression, and in 2017 he woke up and …

Mental Health

Sabres' Okposo lends support to mental health campaign

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has a message for those who are struggling with mental illness or thoughts of suicide.<p>Tell someone.<p>The Sabres …

Mental Health

Open communication key to suicide prevention

Suicide

Newport-Mesa school district takes steps to improve program for preventing youth suicide

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is taking steps to improve its program intended to educate staff members and students on ways to prevent youth suicide.<p>A midyear assessment report presented to the school board Tuesday by Phil D'Agostino, district director of student and community services, …

Mental Health

Veterans Outreach Bill Connects Service Members To Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services

Danielle Kaeding | WPR News<p>WISCONSIN—Veterans who have difficulty finding mental health and substance abuse treatment in Wisconsin would be able to …

Mental Health

Suicide prevention group shows love at Golden Gate Bridge on Valentine’s Day

More than 100 volunteers gathered at the Golden Gate Bridge on Valentine’s Day to show love and compassion by watching for troubled people on the …

Mental Health

Can crisis centers fix state's mental health problems?

Casey Clements has been sounding the alarm on mental health issues for years. On Tuesday, he and fellow Mayo Clinic doctor Bruce Sutor got to make …

Mental Health

Cassidy Joined for Hope raises suicide awareness

After her 16-year-old daughter, Cassidy, committed suicide in December 2015, Kim Hess teamed up with her daughter’s friends to find a way to ensure …

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Mind Your Language: A Guide To Talking About Mental Health

No, you're not 'a bit OCD'.<p>We all know someone who has described themselves as ‘feeling bipolar’ or ‘a bit OCD’. While it might seem harmless, this …

Mental Health