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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
'Immerse yourself in your passion'"I haven't been on a set in years and it felt like I was home," said Anderson,
'Immerse yourself in your passion'
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
"I haven't been on a set in years and it felt like I was home," said Anderson, a seasoned actor and no stranger to working as an extra. Anderson worked as an extra in a church scene shot in July in Aberdeen, Maryland, after signing up with a casting... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Male, female, other: Raising transgender awareness(WBNG Binghamton) From the moment a baby is born, we ask if it's a boy or a gir
Male, female, other: Raising transgender awareness
WBNG Binghamton / Posted yesterday
(WBNG Binghamton) From the moment a baby is born, we ask if it's a boy or a girl -- but those generally-accepted gender designations are not true for everyone. "There's the misconception and unfortunately, it's one of those unquestioned truths in... Read more
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Philly.com
Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to GetThe survey findings were released Sept. 1 by the Anxiety and Depression Associa
Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
The survey findings were released Sept. 1 by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. September is Suicide Prevention Month. Other... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Study identifies symptoms of suicide risk for people with depressionFor most people, when we feel sad we eat a bit of chocolate, watch a favorite m
Study identifies symptoms of suicide risk for people with depression
Bel Marra Health / Posted 3 days ago
For most people, when we feel sad we eat a bit of chocolate, watch a favorite movie or get together with friends and family. Unfortunately, serious depression cannot be cured by taking a vacation or having a laugh. It is something that affects your... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Event to raise funds, awareness for suicide preventionOut of the Darkness raises funds for the awareness and prevention of suicide an
Event to raise funds, awareness for suicide prevention
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Out of the Darkness raises funds for the awareness and prevention of suicide and is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a nonprofit organization that facilitates similar walks nationwide. According to event coordinator... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Suicide prevention gets online lifelineSuicide prevention efforts are changing in the digital age. • Social media web
Suicide prevention gets online lifeline
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Suicide prevention efforts are changing in the digital age. • Social media websites such as Facebook and Instagram have added tools to their websites allowing users to flag friends' posts as alarming. • Clinicians can use social media to keep track... Read more
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The Kentucky Kernel
Graham family has lost two battles, but their war is far from overMark and Carol Graham holding the folded American flags they received after the
Graham family has lost two battles, but their war is far from over
The Kentucky Kernel / Posted 4 days ago
Mark and Carol Graham holding the folded American flags they received after the funerals of their sons. Taken at Fort Carson, CO in 2009. Photo courtesy of the Graham family and Matt Slaby. Carol Graham’s story focuses on her two sons, who fought... Read more
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Mashable
Man Therapy says it's manly to take care of your mental healthDr. Rich Mahogany has all the makings of a “real man.” An impressive mustache i
Man Therapy says it's manly to take care of your mental health
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
Dr. Rich Mahogany has all the makings of a “real man.” An impressive mustache is the focal point of his stern, expressionless face. His voice is deep and monotone, claiming authority with every syllable. He is a parody — a comical collection of... Read more
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Medical News Today
Study identifies symptoms of suicide risk for people with depressionA new study finds behavior patterns such as risky behavior, psychomotor agitati
Study identifies symptoms of suicide risk for people with depression
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
A new study finds behavior patterns such as risky behavior, psychomotor agitation and impulsivity occur before 50% of suicide attempts. Among American men, the suicide rate is about four times higher than among women. The findings were recently... Read more
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Newswise
Choosing to End It All Difficulty making good choices is one of the factors that make certain people
Choosing to End It All
Newswise / Posted 7 days ago
Difficulty making good choices is one of the factors that make certain people vulnerable to suicide Newswise — Not even close to every person who faces challenges or lives with severe depression commits suicide. Some people... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dorney offers deals for last Wildwater weekendThis is the final week that Dorney Park is open daily and the last chance for f
Dorney offers deals for last Wildwater weekend
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
This is the final week that Dorney Park is open daily and the last chance for families to get wet at Wildwater Kingdom. And there's deals aplenty. In honor of back to school, the South Whitehall Township park is offering all students with a school... Read more
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Daily Herald
Constable: Golden Gate cop, suicide experts agree listening is keyDuring a career that saw him talk to more than 200 suicidal people clinging to
Constable: Golden Gate cop, suicide experts agree listening is key
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
During a career that saw him talk to more than 200 suicidal people clinging to the ledge of the Golden Gate Bridge, police officer Kevin Briggs possessed an uncanny ability to offer hope. Only two of those troubled souls leapt to their deaths in... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Public invited to suicide prevention awareness events | News - Home POSTED: 2:09 PM PDT August 26, 2015 September 7 through 13 i
Public invited to suicide prevention awareness events
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 2:09 PM PDT August 26, 2015 September 7 through 13 is National Suicide Awareness Week. To build awareness and work... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Girl Power: Ale Mary’s to host female-centered open mic night next weekJess Meoni noticed there weren’t enough women taking the stage during local ope
Girl Power: Ale Mary’s to host female-centered open mic night next week
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Jess Meoni noticed there weren’t enough women taking the stage during local open mic nights. “I wasn’t sure why,” she said, adding that some felt the comedians were being offensive toward women and some women spoke of being sexually harassed. Ms.... Read more
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The Maui News
Suicide seeds are planted in mental illnessO'Regan's suicide attempt was brought on by mental health issues that started e
Suicide seeds are planted in mental illness
The Maui News / Posted 15 days ago
O'Regan's suicide attempt was brought on by mental health issues that started eight years ago when her father was terminally ill. It divided her dysfunctional family, causing her "enormous stress," she said. Her illness got worse over time,... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Congratulations, it’s a boyThis is unfamiliar territory for me. My son is my third child, but my first boy
Congratulations, it’s a boy
Minot Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
This is unfamiliar territory for me. My son is my third child, but my first boy. As most parents do when they're holding their new baby in their arms, my thoughts last week turned to what the future might be like for my little one. I've thought... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Out Of The Darkness Community Walk Set For Oct. 17The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by
Out Of The Darkness Community Walk Set For Oct. 17
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by helping support local suicide prevention and awareness programs right here in Chautauqua County. The goal for this year is to raise at least $15,000. The walk is being... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Transgender people face alarmingly high risk of suicide(USA TODAY) - M.C. Lampe couldn't take any more bullying. Not one more homophob
Transgender people face alarmingly high risk of suicide
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 18 days ago
(USA TODAY) - M.C. Lampe couldn't take any more bullying. Not one more homophobic taunt. Not one more classmate refusing to sit at a nearby desk or change clothes within view at gym. So the devastated 9th grader brought a knife to school and vowed:... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Social media adapting to deal with suicideDALLAS — On Christmas Day last year, Sadie Walker, 15, of Garland killed hersel
Social media adapting to deal with suicide
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
DALLAS — On Christmas Day last year, Sadie Walker, 15, of Garland killed herself. Later, her parents found her Instagram account. It was full of messages about self-harm. David and Norma Walker, Sadie’s parents, had been unaware of Sadie’s online... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver's The Silent Still to combine rock music, theater, acrobaticsDenver band The Silent Still has spent hours trying to figure out how to best d
Denver's The Silent Still to combine rock music, theater, acrobatics
Denver Post / Posted 20 days ago
Denver band The Silent Still has spent hours trying to figure out how to best describe its upcoming show. What seems like a relatively simple task is complicated by the following factors: The Silent Still is a band that's not really a band; they're... Read more
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Daily Mail
Transgender Jazz Jennings knew she was a girl born in a boy’s bodyThe teen trailblazer for transgender children: From the age of two and growing
Transgender Jazz Jennings knew she was a girl born in a boy’s body
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
The teen trailblazer for transgender children: From the age of two and growing up in Florida, Jazz Jennings knew she was a girl born in a boy’s body Jazz Jennings was ‘assigned male at birth’, meaning she was born a boy. Her parents, Jeanette and... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Monroe County has highest suicide rate in stateWhen Mary Lou Hoover first heard that Monroe County has Florida’s highest suici
Monroe County has highest suicide rate in state
Key West Citizen / Posted 26 days ago
When Mary Lou Hoover first heard that Monroe County has Florida’s highest suicide rate, per capita, she couldn’t believe it. So she did some research and checked several sources, learning it was indeed correct. “My job right now is to get something... Read more
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The Morning Call
New law requires schools to adopt suicide prevention policiesJim Presto of Bushkill Township didn't realize the deep state of depression his
New law requires schools to adopt suicide prevention policies
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Jim Presto of Bushkill Township didn't realize the deep state of depression his stepson Joshua Johnson, an outgoing football player, had sunk into during his first year at college. Johnson, sidelined by surgery, was gripped by anxiety over his... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Lilburn Woman’s Club hosting suicide prevention seminarThere is one death by suicide in the U.S. every 13 minutes, according to the Ce
Lilburn Woman’s Club hosting suicide prevention seminar
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 29 days ago
There is one death by suicide in the U.S. every 13 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and more than 38,000 Americans die as a result of suicide every year. The Lilburn Woman’s Club is sponsoring a seminar on Saturday, Aug 29 from... Read more
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Boise Weekly
True TalentNikki Jamesson was one of the last aspiring models ushered into the conference
True Talent
Boise Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
Nikki Jamesson was one of the last aspiring models ushered into the conference room on the 11th floor of the Banner Bank building. It was late afternoon, but the way she swung her bracelet-bedecked arms showed energy and confidence. Sitting on the... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Diego residents mull suicide barrier on iconic bridgeSAN DIEGO – A group of San Diego residents is studying the feasibility of addin
San Diego residents mull suicide barrier on iconic bridge
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
SAN DIEGO – A group of San Diego residents is studying the feasibility of adding a barrier to the city’s iconic Coronado Bridge to prevent people from jumping to their deaths. Since the bridge to popular Coronado Island opened in 1969, about 300... Read more
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