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2013-09-18 23:33:52

Since September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a new film The Suicide Party has been launched through a 60-day crowdfunding campaign this month on Indiegogo at http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-suicide-party. The film tells the story about a once-successful businessman about to lose his house and everything he holds dear, who holds a suicide party with the help of his friends to raise enough to save his house and get back on his feet, or he’ll end it all – an example of the...

2013-09-18 13:02:42

Researchers say 'urgent action' is needed to prevent further deaths In a paper published today on bmj.com, researchers are suggesting that the 2008 global economic crisis could be to blame for the increase in suicide rates in European and American countries, particularly among males and in countries with higher levels of job losses. In 2008, the International Labour Organization estimated that the number of jobless worldwide would reach approximately 212 million by 2009, an increase of...

2013-09-17 23:31:52

Innovative Program Includes Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training and “On the Ground” Decision Support Tools for Behavioral and Public Health Providers Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In conjunction with Suicide Awareness Month, Netsmart today announced plans for an online suicide awareness/prevention course for clinicians and the addition of suicide alerts and risk assessments to its enterprise Care Record™ (Electronic Health Record) solutions. According to the...

2013-09-12 23:26:45

Did you know there are over 4.6 million survivors of attempted suicide in the United States and nearly 3000 people on average commit suicide daily? Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Getting knowledge is the first step towards this growing tragedy. World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10th each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. More than 90% of people who take their own life have an underlying mental disorder at time of death and this can be...

2013-09-10 23:25:46

First-of-its-kind Tool Helps At-Risk People Find Qualified Care Lexington, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 HelpPRO, in partnership with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the American Association of Suicidology (AAS), the QPR Institute, The Carson J Spencer Foundation (CJSF), and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, launches the HelpPRO Suicide Prevention Therapist Finder today. Across the globe September 10th is recognized as World Suicide Prevention Day. The Finder, available...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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