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2011-08-15 08:00:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Office of Mental Health (NYSOMH), with New York City-based Kognito Interactive (www.kognito.com), announced the inauguration of an innovative three-year program to train 30,000 high school educators in suicide prevention using Kognito's At-Risk online training simulation. All of the State's 1231 public high schools and their private counterparts are eligible to apply for the program, which goes live today. Schools...

2011-08-12 14:38:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A suicide prevention program developed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has significantly helped teens overcome depression and thoughts of suicide, according to a new study. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The study, published in the September 2011 edition of the Journal of School Health, shows that students who have gone through the program, Surviving the Teens®, are...

2011-08-12 12:26:39

A suicide prevention program developed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has significantly helped teens overcome depression and thoughts of suicide, according to a new study. The study, published in the September 2011 edition of the Journal of School Health, shows that students who have gone through the program, Surviving the Teens®, are significantly less likely to report that they are considering suicide, planning suicide or have attempted suicide than...

2011-06-14 13:23:46

Study is the first to show that suicidal thoughts can be reduced by a therapeutic intervention that targets sleep problems Treating sleep problems with cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia can reduce suicidal ideation, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June 14, in Minneapolis, Minn., at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS). Results show that about 21 percent of participants with insomnia (65 of 303)...

2011-04-20 09:35:00

New Toolkit Addresses Concerns of Staff, Students, and Parents NEW YORK AND NEWTON, Mass., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new, free resource, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools is available to help schools cope in the aftermath of a suicide. The guide was created by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), two of the nation's leading organizations devoted to suicide prevention. "Suicide can leave a school...

2011-04-14 07:42:00

Action Alliance Launches "Intervention" Task Forces WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) (http://www.actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org), today announced the formation of five new task forces bringing the total to 11. This announcement comes on the 10th anniversary of the release of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) which established suicide prevention as a national priority, and is...

2011-04-13 00:00:29

April is Volunteer Month. Give an Hourâ“ž¢, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, is calling on mental health professionals to assist in the effort. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 April is Volunteer Month. Give an Hourâ“ž¢, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health...


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