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2014-09-08 23:10:51

Nicole Skuba’s Another Kind of Free: Suicide Prevention in the Wake of Robin Williams’ Death will be published on September 10, 2014, National Suicide Prevention Day, by Difference Press.

2014-09-05 20:21:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-04 23:11:13

National mental health and suicide expert, Lucinda Bassett, highlights the shortcomings of the US healthcare system for those struggling with mental illness, and why she believes greater access

2014-09-03 12:31:24

DC Resident, University of Chicago Alumnus Named to Board of Compassion & Choices WASHINGTON and CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David N.

2014-08-31 23:03:47

On August 22, 2014, Not Dead Yet submitted a Disability Rights friend-of-the-court brief in support of the New Mexico Attorney General’s appeal seeking to overturn a district court ruling that

2014-08-28 23:12:35

Media coverage of celebrity suicide can sometimes lead to an increase in suicidal acts. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

2014-08-28 16:24:38

PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marilyn Monroe is arguably one of the most iconic figures of the 20(th) century.

2014-08-21 23:10:46

CarePlus will be holding a free community event on September 8, 2014 in honor of World Suicide Prevention Week. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 21, 2014

poor sleep can lead to senior suicide
2014-08-15 03:17:26

Reported poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, appears to be associated with an increased risk for suicide in older adults.

blood test for suicide risk
2014-08-02 04:31:00

Newly discovered chemical changes in the body could ultimately lead to a blood test to help predict whether or not a person is at risk of committing suicide, according to new research appearing in the online edition of The American Journal of Psychiatry.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.