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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar: Topeka’s upcoming meetings and events, Oct. 18-24, 2017per person. Registration: lprd.org/activity?n=423261 or any Lawrence Parks and
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 39 minutes ago
per person. Registration: lprd.org/activity?n=423261 or any Lawrence Parks and Recreation facility. Information: 832-7980. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Second Annual Topeka “Out of the Darkness” Walk, 10 a.m. check-in, noon walk,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Hundreds participate in Charleston Out of the Darkness Community Walkto try to help other people,” said Davis. Helping other people is exactly what
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
to try to help other people,” said Davis. Helping other people is exactly what Helen Pridgen does. Pridgen works for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She helped organize Sunday’s event. “I became involved 13 years ago after losing... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia residents walkCOLUMBIA - The Greater Missouri Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIA - The Greater Missouri Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted its third annual Out of the Darkness Walk on Sunday. According to the organization's website, the foundation is a non-profit that seeks to understand... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Walkers take to the streets to fight suicideHosted by the Greater Minnesota Chapter, this fundraising walk supports the Ame
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Hosted by the Greater Minnesota Chapter, this fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's local and national education and advocacy programs and its goal to reduce the annual rate of suicide 20 percent by 2025. "We... Read more
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BBC News
America's gun culture in eight chartsaccounts for almost half of all suicides in the US, according to the Centers fo
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
accounts for almost half of all suicides in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. A 2016 study published in the American Journal of Public Health found there was... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor Schools boosts mental health support after difficult yearfrom the University of Michigan Depression Center, UM School of Psychiatry, Was
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
from the University of Michigan Depression Center, UM School of Psychiatry, Washtenaw County's Community Mental Health, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Washtenaw Intermediate School District. "What we're hearing from our... Read more
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The Star
Mental health advocate to speak at universityis the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh in No
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh in North Carolina, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In the county, it is the ninth leading cause of death among residents age 0-19,... Read more
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The Star
Mental helath advocate to speak at universityis the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh in No
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh in North Carolina, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In the county, it is the ninth leading cause of death among residents age 0-19,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City: 2,000 gun locks to be given away October 17Project Child Safe program, an initiative that aims to educate and promote gun
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
Project Child Safe program, an initiative that aims to educate and promote gun safety. The Department of Justice, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich and Mayor Jim Strickland are... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Mother of deputy who killed himself wants story to helpfactor to blame when someone ends their life, according to Helen Pridgen, direc
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
factor to blame when someone ends their life, according to Helen Pridgen, director of the South Carolina chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. "We want an easy answer," she said. "We want to look at one thing that could... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
National Suicide Prevention Month – What to know, how you can helpis 14.9 per 100,000, which is higher than the most recently reported U.S. rate
The Birmingham Times / Posted 17 days ago
is 14.9 per 100,000, which is higher than the most recently reported U.S. rate of about 13.3 per 100,000,” according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Chronic depression is often at the root of suicide, a problem which is made... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Talking about suicide prevention, mental health awarenessproceeds during Out of the Darkness walks, which was most recently on Sept. 17
ABC Newspapers / Posted 18 days ago
proceeds during Out of the Darkness walks, which was most recently on Sept. 17 at Como Zoo. The Twin Cities chapter for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention raised $166,626 from this event. Joey’s Survivor Squad will also be awarding a... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Out of the Darkness: Philly Walks to Prevent Suicideencourage people to seek help before it’s too late. This Sunday, the region co
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 19 days ago
encourage people to seek help before it’s too late. This Sunday, the region comes together to do just that at the annual American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Walk. It will take place outside the Philadelphia Art... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Talk about it: Teens helping teens with suicide preventionsuicide and mental health. Melton became an Ambassador for Alex's Army and was
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
suicide and mental health. Melton became an Ambassador for Alex's Army and was inducted as junior board member for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). “I think it’s really important to have people our age talking to our... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Local clothing company helps promote suicide prevention awarenessis owned by Maine native Kyle Poissonnier. He gives a portion of the company's
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 20 days ago
is owned by Maine native Kyle Poissonnier. He gives a portion of the company's monthly proceeds to the Maine chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and then in the month of September he designs specific clothing to help raise... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Local clothing company helps promote suicide prevention awarenessis owned by Maine native Kyle Poissonnier. He gives a portion of the company's
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 20 days ago
is owned by Maine native Kyle Poissonnier. He gives a portion of the company's monthly proceeds to the Maine chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and then in the month of September he designs specific clothing to help raise... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
AFSP to present discussion on suicide preventionThe American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present a community discuss
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present a community discussion on loss, support and prevention at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at First United Methodist Church, 17 W. Genesee St., Baldwinsville. Topics include the warning signs of suicide and... Read more
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New Kerala
Psychotherapist and Author Sharon Diaz Offers At-home Grief Support Program for Children - newkerala news #275243mission was to make the life of grieving families, a little bit easier at the w
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
mission was to make the life of grieving families, a little bit easier at the worst time in their life." According to the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America, leaving millions of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That’s why some experts are turning to machines for help.can use it to prevent suicide, we should do that,” said physician Jill Harkavy-
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
can use it to prevent suicide, we should do that,” said physician Jill Harkavy-Friedman, vice president of research at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. “But we’re in the very early stages of learning how to use technology in this... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That's why...can use it to prevent suicide, we should do that," said physician Jill Harkavy-
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
can use it to prevent suicide, we should do that," said physician Jill Harkavy-Friedman, vice president of research at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. "But we're in the very early stages of learning how to use technology in this... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sad stories of state suicidesand concluded it was a suicide. Arkansas and the nation are undergoing a surge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
and concluded it was a suicide. Arkansas and the nation are undergoing a surge in suicides at this time. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Arkansas ranks 10th in the nation in the number of suicides per 100,000... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Suicide Prevention Walk in Ocean Cityby step, participants hope to make a difference and walk to fight suicide. Mon
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 23 days ago
by step, participants hope to make a difference and walk to fight suicide. Money raised at the walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Event organizers say their goal is to raise 45,000 dollars in... Read more
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NJ.com
Walk for suicide prevention brings heartbroken together in SecaucusSECAUCUS -- Family and friends who have suffered the loss of a loved one to sui
NJ.com / Posted 24 days ago
SECAUCUS -- Family and friends who have suffered the loss of a loved one to suicide walked to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Mill Creek Point Park in Secaucus today. "We couldn't see it coming at all," said Kathleen... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Saturday Boredom Busters, September 23rdat Sertoma Park in Sioux Falls. The walk begins at 10 a.m. The Out of the Dark
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 25 days ago
at Sertoma Park in Sioux Falls. The walk begins at 10 a.m. The Out of the Darkness Walk raises awareness and funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Check-in is at 9 a.m. at Terrace Park in Sioux Falls. The walk begins at 10... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Annual Suicide Remembrance Vigil held Sunday in Monroehe is going through. Help with suicide is available. Call 1-800-273-TALK. Or t
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 29 days ago
he is going through. Help with suicide is available. Call 1-800-273-TALK. Or text 741741 and reply to the messages. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is sponsoring a Walk to Fight Suicide at Lake Erie Metropark between 11 a.m. and 2... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Out of Darkness takes steps to stop suicideon Sunday, Sept. 17. The goal for walkers and runners participating in the eve
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 29 days ago
on Sunday, Sept. 17. The goal for walkers and runners participating in the event was to take steps to stop suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosts 350 walks all over the country to help raise money to prevent suicide... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
One Step At A Time: Son’s suicide led woman to try to save othersstruggling with depression. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for t
The Toledo Blade / Posted 30 days ago
struggling with depression. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for those ages 15-34 in Ohio, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Each year, more than... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
'Out of The Darkness' sheds light on suicide preventionSeptember is Suicide Prevention Awareness month, and the local American Foundat
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 30 days ago
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month, and the local American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted it's annual Gulf Coast Out of the Darkness Walk. The event raises money to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Finish line in sight for local company's fundraiserCOLUMBIA - The Mudroom in downtown Columbia is in the midst of wrapping up its
KOMU Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
COLUMBIA - The Mudroom in downtown Columbia is in the midst of wrapping up its fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The fundraiser started on Sunday, Sept. 10 and will run until Sunday, Sept. 17. Participants had the... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Hundreds come out for Eau Claire's 7th annual Out of the Darkness walkAccording to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10t
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 30 days ago
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and it impacts people right here in Eau Claire. More than 1,000 people participated in Eau Claire's 7th annual Out of the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Out of the darkness sheds light on suicide preventionWalk. The idea is to shine a spotlight on the stresses and struggles in life th
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted a month ago
Walk. The idea is to shine a spotlight on the stresses and struggles in life that can make people consider suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention helped coordinate the walk. Funds raised from Saturday's walk go toward research,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Family speaks out two months after Linkin Park's Chester Bennington dies by suicidegut," Draven said. Following Chester's death, Samantha and Draven connected wi
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted a month ago
gut," Draven said. Following Chester's death, Samantha and Draven connected with Coachella Valley's local chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For National Suicide Prevention Week, they agreed to make a series of videos with... Read more
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New Kerala
Nation's Largest Suicide Prevention Organization and Aetna Launch New Education Program to Potentially Save Thousands of Lives - newkerala news #272109diversified health care benefits companies, donated USD 50,000 to the nation's
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
diversified health care benefits companies, donated USD 50,000 to the nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This donation will be earmarked for Aetna to use AFSP's many research-based... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Local studio fundraises for Suicide Prevention Monthfor Suicide Prevention Month. The local business, located in downtown Columbia
KOMU Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
for Suicide Prevention Month. The local business, located in downtown Columbia, is holding a fundraiser to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The business allows customers to pick out pieces of pottery and decorate... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Young Americans lead rise in suicide attemptsyears. On average, 121 people die by suicide every day and about 44,000 people
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 1 months ago
years. On average, 121 people die by suicide every day and about 44,000 people kill themselves each year, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The highest suicide rates are in people aged 45 to 64, and 85 or older, the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Young Americans lead rise in suicide attemptsyears. On average, 121 people die by suicide every day and about 44,000 people
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 1 months ago
years. On average, 121 people die by suicide every day and about 44,000 people kill themselves each year, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The highest suicide rates are in people aged 45 to 64, and 85 or older, the... Read more
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Newsmax
Suicide Attempts on the Risethe journal Social Science & Medicine found that suicides were most common in M
Newsmax / Posted 1 months ago
the journal Social Science & Medicine found that suicides were most common in May and lowest in February. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide, which kills 44,103 Americans a year, is the 10th leading cause of death... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Walk to fight suicide planned for state park in EastonBorderland State Park in Easton on Saturday, according to event organizers. Pro
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
Borderland State Park in Easton on Saturday, according to event organizers. Proceeds go to local efforts supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc EASTON - Members of the... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
BLOG–Surviving Suicidealso support for police and EMTs. I’m a member of the Greene County Suicide Pre
Yellow Springs News / Posted 1 months ago
also support for police and EMTs. I’m a member of the Greene County Suicide Prevention Task Force, a field advocate for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and I write for the International Bipolar Foundation. I’m also one of 22 million... Read more

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