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Dallas Morning News
Ragland: The way the media covers suicide mattersIt took Amy Haller at least two years to be able to talk about the suicide of h
Ragland: The way the media covers suicide matters
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
It took Amy Haller at least two years to be able to talk about the suicide of her brother. Even then, it was an uneasy topic, because her brother Eddie was, as she described him, her “best friend and soul mate.” She certainly wouldn’t have wanted... Read more
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York Daily Record
Mother hopes teen's death can spark changeTeen who died by suicide dealt with many issues. Olivia Perryman loved animals
Mother hopes teen's death can spark change
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Teen who died by suicide dealt with many issues. Olivia Perryman loved animals and would rescue them whenever she had the chance. She'd been known to walk a half mile to feed abandoned cats she found in a barn. Her dad once discovered her keeping a... Read more
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FOX News
The science of suicide clustering: How silence can increase stigmaAt least 25 percent of children and adolescents have suicidal thoughts at some
The science of suicide clustering: How silence can increase stigma
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
At least 25 percent of children and adolescents have suicidal thoughts at some point during their lives, but what causes a young person to attempt, and succeed, in taking his or her life requires a unique set of conditions. Conditions that drive... Read more
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ESPN
Rovell: 10 worst Super Bowl adsThis is the time of year when everyone looks back at the best Super Bowl commer
Rovell: 10 worst Super Bowl ads
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
This is the time of year when everyone looks back at the best Super Bowl commercials of all time. But what about the worst ones? The ones that were so bad they got slammed in the media or started to dominate the conversation at parties over the game... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Donation will fund suicide prevention education at Northern Highlands - Non-Profit NewsMotivated by the death of a 19-year-old college freshman from Allendale, a grou
Donation will fund suicide prevention education at Northern Highlands - Non-Profit News
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
Motivated by the death of a 19-year-old college freshman from Allendale, a group of businesses in Montvale banded together to raise money for programs at Northern Highlands Regional High School about suicide awareness. More than $5,300 was donated... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
SOUND OF MIND: Coping with life-shattering suicideSuicide is not completely understood. It is complicated and difficult to talk a
SOUND OF MIND: Coping with life-shattering suicide
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
Suicide is not completely understood. It is complicated and difficult to talk about. It is life-shattering. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an American dies by suicide every 12.95 minutes. In a given year, 1 million... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Newsmakers: Jan. 31, 2016Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will be the keynote speaker for the Bayou Industrial G
Newsmakers: Jan. 31, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 8 days ago
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will be the keynote speaker for the Bayou Industrial Group's Annual Membership Banquet at the Cypress Columns, 157 Tourist Drive, Gray on March 8. The BIG Achiever Awards will be presented and there will be music by the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Newsmakers: Jan. 31, 2016Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will be the keynote speaker for the Bayou Industrial G
Newsmakers: Jan. 31, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will be the keynote speaker for the Bayou Industrial Group's Annual Membership Banquet at the Cypress Columns, 157 Tourist Drive, Gray on March 8. The BIG Achiever Awards will be presented and there will be music by the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
New bill to help stressed out medical studentsJEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursda
New bill to help stressed out medical students
KOMU Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursday to help minimize stress and reduce the risk of depression in medical students. The bill proposes medical students take an online survey to screen for symptoms of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impactStaples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and a
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impact
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Staples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and athletic status as one of the state’s — and, in some surveys, nation’s — top public secondary schools. And the generous financial support allocated to those programs for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impactStaples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and a
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impact
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
Staples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and athletic status as one of the state’s — and, in some surveys, nation’s — top public secondary schools. And the generous financial support allocated to those programs for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Banov: Family, friends want to carry on UNC graduate’s mission after her suicide | News & Observer January 28, 2016 11:03 AM Priya Balagopal created a GoFu
Banov: Family, friends want to carry on UNC graduate’s mission after her suicide
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer January 28, 2016 11:03 AM Priya Balagopal created a GoFundMe... Read more
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Quartz
Masculinity and privilege are killing older white men—no, really - Quartz sad endings One of the constant findings in suicide studies is that
Masculinity and privilege are killing older white men—no, really
Quartz / Posted 17 days ago
- Quartz sad endings One of the constant findings in suicide studies is that the majority of victims are older white... Read more
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Officer.com
Cop's Suicide 'Complicates' Mental Illness EffortsFOX LAKE, Illinois -- Some mental health advocates say they worry the high-prof
Cop's Suicide 'Complicates' Mental Illness Efforts
Officer.com / Posted 20 days ago
FOX LAKE, Illinois -- Some mental health advocates say they worry the high-profile suicide of a Fox Lake police officer last year could make it tougher to find support for legislation aimed at helping public safety personnel and their... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Gun control groups emphasize suicidesKhary Pennebaker has no memory of his mother. None. "I don't remember what she
Gun control groups emphasize suicides
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 27 days ago
Khary Pennebaker has no memory of his mother. None. "I don't remember what she looks like," he says. "I have no memory of her touch, her smell or what her voice sounded like. I found a letter last year she had written to my father. It was the first... Read more
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NBC Washington
What's New at the 2016 Expo?We're excited about several NEW events at the 2016 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo!
What's New at the 2016 Expo?
NBC Washington / Posted 1 months ago
We're excited about several NEW events at the 2016 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo! For the first time this year, we're offering the NBC4 Healthy Book Festival. Meet some of your favorite authors who write about health -- and buy a book and get it... Read more

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