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2013-05-16 23:00:43

The statistics for suicide in the United States are alarming. After losing his brother, Jeremy Howie has decided to do something about this epidemic by raising awareness and participating in the “2013 Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk Washington, DC”, organized by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention´s (AFSP). Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The suicide epidemic is out of control. On June 1, 2013, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be...

CDC: Suicide Rates Are On The Rise
2013-05-02 17:45:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Suicide rates are on the rise for middle aged Americans, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In their report, the CDC noted a sharp rise in suicide rates between 1999 and 2010, from 13.7 suicides to 17.6 per 100,000, or an increase of 28 percent. More Americans now take their own lives than are killed in car accidents. According to CDC statistics, 33,687 people died in car...

2013-03-21 23:02:23

Part of a statewide effort to prevent suicide, reduce stigma and promote student mental wellness, the “Directing Change” student video contest had to be extended to meet the demand of high school students interested in participating. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Part of a statewide effort to prevent suicide, reduce stigma and promote student mental wellness, the “Directing Change” student video contest had to be extended to meet the demand of high school...

Sleeplessness May Lead To Suicidal Thoughts
2013-02-14 19:40:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study has found insomnia could be a trigger that leads to depression and suicidal thoughts. While feelings of hopelessness about a job or a relationship may lead someone to have suicidal tendencies, Dr. W. Vaughn McCall, Chair of the Medical College of Georgia Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Georgia Regents University, claims the hopelessness from not being able to go to sleep at night could also trigger...


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