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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...

2014-05-14 16:25:33

Student Films Recognized for Communicating Mental Health Awareness SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual Directing Change Video Contest during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon as part of Mental Health Matters Day. The student video contest, sponsored by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), empowers young people...

2014-05-09 23:05:31

Entertainment Industries Council releases guiding principles for mental health and suicide prevention language and social media usage. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set of tools that assist people in safely and effectively talking about mental health and suicide-related issues via...

2014-05-08 23:04:34

Developed by Entertainment Industries Council’s TEAM Up, and Backed by National Association of Broadcasters and Radio Television Digital News Association, New Tools Show Opportunity to Use Social Media to Prevent Suicide and Improve Mental Health Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released the first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set...

2014-05-05 12:29:24

Federal Members of Parliament to help shine a light on the issue of suicide in Canada OTTAWA, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) launched #308conversations, a national grassroots suicide prevention campaign that invites each of Canada's 308 Members of Parliament (MPs) to lead a conversation with their constituents about suicide prevention. "Every time a Canadian takes his or her own life, we, as a society, are failing," said Louise...

2014-02-24 23:01:54

The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year before they die, according to a national study led by Henry Ford Health System with the Mental Health Research Network. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The mental health conditions of most people who commit suicide remain undiagnosed, even though many visit a primary care provider or medical specialist in the year...

2014-02-05 08:27:14

A call to action to advance suicide prevention field WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) today released a first-of-its-kind national action plan, A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives, aimed at prioritizing suicide prevention research. A three-year intensive and collaborative effort by the Action Alliance's Research Prioritization Task...

2014-02-03 23:01:58

Gala Event to Benefit the Jordan Matthew Porco Memorial Foundation Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Jordan’s Journey 2014 Gala: Imagine a World Without Suicide will take place at Mohegan Sun on March 8, 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m. to benefit the Jordan Matthew Porco Memorial Foundation (JMPMF). The Mission of the JMPMF is to prevent suicide in the college and college entry student population that is often the end result of significant emotional disorders triggered by stress and/or not...

2014-01-14 16:25:13

Program Designed to Help Colleges Promote Emotional Wellbeing, Reduce Substance Abuse, Prevent Suicide and Create Safer Campuses NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prevent the two leading causes of death in young adults(i),-- unintentional injuries, including those caused by prescription drug overdoses or alcohol poisoning, and suicide--The Jed Foundation and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI), today announced a joint program, The Jed and Clinton Foundation...

2014-01-14 16:25:11

"Help A Friend In Need" Community Guide available on Facebook's Family Safety Center NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jed Foundation, a leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, today announced it has partnered with Facebook and the Clinton Foundation to develop "Help A Friend In Need," a community guide for Facebook users to help college students and young adults identify potential warning signs that a friend...


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