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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.

2011-06-14 13:23:46

Treating sleep problems with cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia can reduce suicidal ideation.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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