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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
Suicide rates are on the rise for middle aged Americans, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Adolescence is a vulnerable time in most everyone’s life. There is this odd confluence of mental and physical development whose ends seem in perpetual conflict during this strenuous time in our lives.
Action Alliance Launches "Intervention" Task Forces WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) (http://www.actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org), today announced the formation of five new task forces bringing the total to 11.
Forty-five percent of the 32,000 Americans who take their own lives each year visit their primary care provider within one month of their death.
SEATTLE, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 10, 2010, the world recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day. The International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization (WHO) use this day to focus public attention on the unacceptable burden and costs of suicidal behaviors.
Adolescents and young adults typically consider peer relationships to be all important. However, it appears that strong family support, not peer support, is protective in reducing future suicidal behavior among young adults when they have experienced depression or have attempted suicide.
By STACI DENNIS By Staci Dennis Correspondent KEMPSVILLE Depression is treatable but suicide is not. Chesapeake Beach resident Elaine Roberts knows first-hand how suicide ruins lives and doesn't want anyone else to experience the same pain. "This is a message everyone needs to hear," she said.