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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...

2014-07-08 23:12:30

MacPhee discusses the mission to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 BetterWorldians Radio today announced that John MacPhee, Executive Director of The Jed Foundation, was a guest on the weekly Internet radio show. BetterWorldians Radio inspires with the people and ideas that are making the world a better place. The show featuring MacPhee aired on Thursday, July 3rd and is now available via podcast on the VoiceAmerica...

2014-07-01 23:07:44

AVERT™ Delivers Proven and Efficient Solution for Broad Assessment of Suicide Risk (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 ERT, a leading provider of technology solutions and services that increase the reliability and efficiency of high-quality patient data collection, today announced that the State of Oklahoma, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is implementing the AVERT™ Suicide Risk Assessment (SRA) system as a key component in its development of a public health...

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...

2014-05-27 16:25:00

A comprehensive public health approach to violence reduction is needed WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) grieves for the tragedy that occurred in Isla Vista, California, on May 23. Our hearts go out to the victims' families, and all who have been impacted in the community and across the country. All Americans are traumatized by the string of mass shootings that have gripped this country, and rightly want...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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