This article was originally published here J Am Acad child psychiatry for adolescents. 26 April 2022: S0890-8567(22)00210-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2022.04.011. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: Suicidal behavior and bullying victimization are important indicators of adolescent psychological distress and are determined by gender, race/ethnicity, and sexual identity. This study aimed toRead More →

New Lenox VFW Post 9545 Hosts Suicide Prevention Training (New Lenox, IL) – On 04/27/2022 at Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, New Lenox, Hines Veterans Case social workers held a suicide prevention training “TO SAFEGUARD”. Amy Kaczmarczyk, LCSW Suicide Prevention Coordinator and Kristy Bassett, LCSW Community Engagement and PartnershipsRead More →

defense department The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, in conjunction with the Office of Defense Suicide Prevention, establishes a process to assess suicide risk factors and related challenges associated with OCONUS facilities that may be considered remote and make anyRead More →

Scotland’s National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) is launching a youth advisory group – supported by the University of Stirling – to inform and improve policy from the perspective of those with lived experience. Established by the Scottish Government and COSLA, the NSPLG brings together people with lived experience ofRead More →

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WHSV) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau of Behavioral Health (BBH) has won a $561,131 award from the Federal Services Administration addiction and mental health to prepare for the transition of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to a new three-digit number (988)Read More →

MANCHESTER — On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan hosted a panel discussion on youth suicide prevention with students, educators, and mental health and suicide prevention advocates from Granite State at the Manchester School of Technology . She explained how her bipartisan STANDUP law, which is nowRead More →

Not intended for replacing the current National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255), “9-8-8” is an additional resource for people in emotional or suicidal crisis. “I never really knew anything about suicide, it just wasn’t in my vocabulary,” said Connecticut 988 Coalition member Ann Irr Dagle. Dagle found this job in 2014,Read More →

By: Suzie Glassman/Newsbreak Denver (Castle Rock, CO) The Douglas County School District hosted a community night earlier this month to provide insight into the Sources of strength suicide prevention program in many district schools. Dr. Kelli Smith, director of counselling, school-based interventions and nursing services at DCSD, said she wasRead More →

BOSTON — A tidal wave of behavioral health issues among young people during the pandemic has prompted Congress to reinvigorate suicide prevention programs targeting teens. A bipartisan proposal co-sponsored by U.S. Representative Lori Trahan, D-Westford, would reauthorize programs established under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, which support community-based suicideRead More →

Editor’s Note Trigger Warning: This article discusses suicide issues. It has been six years since Madison Losell began raising awareness about suicide prevention. Each year, Losell diligently plans the Suicide Prevention Walk, which begins at the South Williamsport Park Complex and then continues on the River Walk. Losell is alsoRead More →

Every suicide death is a disturbing tragedy, and the Department of Defense is taking a comprehensive public health approach to saving lives through widespread education and evidence-based prevention practices in the face of one of the health crises. most vexatious public statements in the military – and the country. .Read More →

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) – The Dubuque Community School District has formed a suicide prevention coalition to review the district’s current policies regarding students with depression and suicidal thoughts. District officials say they are doing so after hearing from school counselors about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student mentalRead More →

This week, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a state invoice Senator Danny BurgessR-Zephyrhills and state Representative Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, to “establish a pilot program directing the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs to provide every county and city veterans service officer with specialized training and certification in veteran suicide prevention” inRead More →

Department of Defense officials testified today before a Senate Armed Services subcommittee about the department’s suicide prevention measures. Karin A. Orvis, director of the DOD’s Office of Defense Suicide Prevention, was one of many witnesses at a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee hearing on personnel. “I am deeply discouraged by theRead More →

Date published: April 5, 2022 Type of support: Press release Public: General public More than $260 million will be invested in mental health and suicide prevention support and services in Queensland over the next five years, following the signing of a landmark bilateral agreement between Commonwealth governments and from Queensland.Read More →

Oscar nominee Chloe Sevigny is playing dual roles in two shows: she’ll be in Season 2 of “Russian Doll” on Netflix (premiering April 20) and she’s currently co-starring in “The Girl From Plainville” on Hulu (now streaming, with new episodes on Tuesdays). “I watched [the documentary] “I love you, dieRead More →

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With mental health issues on the rise nationwide, Missouri lawmakers are weighing bills that would provide pharmacists and teachers with more training to recognize the signs of suicide. A bill sponsored by Rep. Adam Schwadron, R-St. Charles, heard at the House Health and Mental Health PolicyRead More →