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2014-09-19 04:22:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suicide is an important concern facing the military community. In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the Real Warriors Campaign encourages all service members, veterans and their loved ones to learn the warning signs of suicidal ideation and to support loved ones in seeking immediate care. On Sept. 5, the Defense Department released a suicide report for the first quarter of the 2014 calendar year. From January through...

2014-09-10 08:37:33

Guide Now Available on Facebook and Instagram, Released on World Suicide Prevention Day NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jed Foundation, Clinton Foundation and Facebook announced a significant rollout for World Suicide Prevention Day today: the "Help A Friend In Need" community guide is now available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Hungary, and Ireland. The guide, originally released in January, helps Facebook users...

2014-09-09 16:26:13

The NCSP promotes World Suicide Prevention Day with suicide prevention campaign MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Suicide Prevention launched the Take 5 to Save Lives campaign (www.take5tosavelives.org) to recognize and support World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), which is held annually on September 10. Take5ToSaveLives.org is a website that encourages everyone to take five minutes to learn about suicide prevention and share what they...

2014-09-08 23:10:51

Nicole Skuba’s Another Kind of Free: Suicide Prevention in the Wake of Robin Williams’ Death will be published on September 10, 2014, National Suicide Prevention Day, by Difference Press. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Nicole Skuba’s Another Kind of Free: Suicide Prevention in the Wake of Robin Williams’ Death will be published on September 10, 2014, National Suicide Prevention Day, by Difference Press in e-book format. Skuba’s book is part suicide prevention self-help...

2014-09-08 08:31:43

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, suicide claims nearly 40,000 lives - more than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. On Monday, the first day of National Suicide Prevention Week, the leading suicide research and prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will declare it is possible to have a 20 percent reduction in the annual suicide rate by 2025. "Robin Williams's recent death saddened our nation....

2014-09-05 20:21:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Mind Matters: California's Mental Health Movement is uniting Californians across the state to increase awareness that suicide is preventable and put tools to prevent suicide within reach during the 40(th) Annual Suicide Prevention Week, September 8(th) to 14(th), 2014. Each Mind Matters offers Californians the tools to support Suicide Prevention Week throughout the entire month of September: -- Across California, many local...

2014-08-26 08:28:25

Author supports World Suicide Prevention Day by donating proceeds of her "Nirvana" book to U.S., Canadian suicide prevention charities. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author/journalist Carrie Borzillo will appear on Season 3 of the reality television show, "Ex-Wives of Rock," which premieres Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Canada's Slice network. A U.S. airdate on Fuse TV is to be announced. "I can't wait for fans to see this season of 'Ex-Wives of Rock.' I had...

2014-08-21 23:10:46

CarePlus will be holding a free community event on September 8, 2014 in honor of World Suicide Prevention Week. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 In honor of the 40th annual World Suicide Prevention Week, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) will hold a free community event to increase awareness, aid in prevention, and remember individuals lost to suicide. The event will take place on September 8, 2014 in Paramus. Peace. Together. was designed to connect members of the community who...

2014-08-18 23:01:35

To get involved in National Suicide Prevention Week, please visit: http://twloha.com/blog/no-one-else. Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Non-profit movement To Write Love on Her Arms will be joining organizations like the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization to honor 2014’s National Suicide Prevention Week (NSPW) September 8-14 and World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on September 10. This year, the theme is: “One World Connected.”...

blood test for suicide risk
2014-08-02 04:31:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Newly discovered chemical changes in the body could ultimately lead to a blood test to help predict whether or not a person is at risk of committing suicide, according to new research appearing in the online edition of The American Journal of Psychiatry. The discovery, which was made by scientists from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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