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2012-08-24 23:03:19

Want to help those battling suicidal thoughts? Treatment might require looking beyond physical evidence, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Those searching for the motives behind a famous director´s suicide might need to consider spiritual and emotional factors that influence suicidal thoughts, says one suicide resources organization, followme.org. That statement comes today as more details are revealed about Hollywood director Tony Scott´s suicide in...

2012-08-20 23:02:42

A famous director´s suicide raises awareness about the dangers of suicidal thoughts for celebrities and non-celebrities alike, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Celebrities and non-celebrities alike are prone to suicide in a “moment of weakness.” The faith-based website, followme.org, issued that statement today in response to the news that Hollywood director, Tony Scott, apparently committed suicide yesterday. Scott, who was 68 years old,...

2012-07-24 23:02:03

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan Announces a New Resource That Provides Emotional Support to Those in Need. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 CDPHP® knows that a mental health crisis can happen at any time. That is why the health plan is offering its members access to a new after-hours hotline that will provide emotional support and crisis de-escalation for those in need. CONTACT Lifeline, a program of Family & Children´s Service of the Capital Region (FCSCR), will...

2012-05-17 23:04:21

Passages Rehab is proud to support SAMHSA's first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from May 21-25. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Passages Malibu and Passages Ventura, the world´s leading drug and alcohol rehab centers, are proud to support the first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from Monday, May 21, 2012 through Friday, May 25, 2012. This health observance is an opportunity for community members and leaders to learn more about behavioral health issues...

2012-05-17 10:03:56

The study by the University of Manchester's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, one of very few to look at trends over time, shows the rate of suicide among psychiatric in-patients fell by between 29% and 31% between 1997 and 2008 with nearly 100 fewer deaths per year. The falls were seen across most groups of patients with the biggest falls in young patients and those with schizophrenia. On wards, deaths by hanging fell by nearly 60%....

Suicide Prevention For Military Personnel And Family Via Facebook
2012-05-10 06:31:15

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Facebook recently announced that it would offer veterans, active duty service members, and their families military-specific suicide prevention information. This new development follows Facebook´s announcement of an organ donation initiative a week ago. The suicide prevention information is provided through a partnership between Blue Star Families and the Department of Veteran Affairs. With the potential of social networking, more and more non-profit...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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