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2014-06-25 12:30:44

AFSP Urges Increased and Strategic Efforts to Address Suicide Prevention and the Trending Increase in Numbers NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. national suicide deaths rose slightly for the fifth year in a row from 12.1 per 100,000 in 2010 to 12.3 per 100,000 in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report. Suicide rates, for both males and females, show similarly slight increases with the...

2014-06-13 12:24:58

However, Student Suicide Attempts Continue To Show A Downward Trend Over The Longer Term NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. high school students, grades 9-12, have shown a slight increase from 7.8 percent to 8.0 percent from 2011 to 2013 in those students who have attempted suicide one or more times, according to the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, youth who have...

2014-06-10 12:31:24

Thousands Unite to Bring Suicide and Mental Disorders 'Out Of The Darkness' and to Raise Funds for Life-Saving Suicide Research and Prevention Programs PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of people touched by suicide and mental disorders will participate in a 17-mile Overnight Walk in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 28, making a bold statement as they journey through the night to raise funds and awareness for suicide education and prevention. The Out of the...

2014-06-09 16:25:22

Thousands Walk for the Out of the Darkness(SM) Walk with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk (Overnight) is a 17-mile fundraising walk designed to raise awareness for the critical need to reduce the annual rate of suicide by 20 percent by year 2025 - saving 7,600 lives each year. Hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the Overnight raises funds to provide further...

2013-05-30 23:03:32

DonorDrive Social Fundraising software and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention extend fundraising relationship for seven years. http://DonorDrive.com Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Since the launch of DonorDrive Social Fundraising by Global Cloud, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has used the innovative software to grow their mission online. Mike Lamma, Senior Director for Development and Field Management at AFSP: "Our walks have experienced dramatic growth since...

2013-05-16 23:00:43

The statistics for suicide in the United States are alarming. After losing his brother, Jeremy Howie has decided to do something about this epidemic by raising awareness and participating in the “2013 Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk Washington, DC”, organized by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention´s (AFSP). Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The suicide epidemic is out of control. On June 1, 2013, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be...

2012-03-17 23:00:28

The Meadows, a world-class trauma and addiction center in Wickenburg, Arizona, is a gold sponsor of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Campus Walk at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, on Saturday, March 31 from 10:00am to noon. A team from The Meadows will also be participating in the walk. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 The Meadows, a world-class trauma and addiction center in Wickenburg, Arizona, is a gold sponsor of The...


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