Latest World Suicide Prevention Day Stories

2014-08-26 08:28:25

Author supports World Suicide Prevention Day by donating proceeds of her "Nirvana" book to U.S., Canadian suicide prevention charities. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author/journalist Carrie Borzillo will appear on Season 3 of the reality television show, "Ex-Wives of Rock," which premieres Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Canada's Slice network. A U.S. airdate on Fuse TV is to be announced. "I can't wait for fans to see this season of 'Ex-Wives of Rock.' I had...

2010-09-10 08:00:00

Public-private collaboration forges next-generation partnerships to address major public-health threat in America WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced acceleration of efforts to respond to what has become a foremost, preventable public-health tragedy in our nation: Suicide. Together they announced the founding membership of...

2010-09-02 06:40:00

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. It is estimated that about one million people die by suicide every year. This is a huge global burden and one that can often be prevented. For those dealing with the loss brought by suicide,...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.