NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Safe Schools Louisiana Anonymous Reporting app, a statewide program that protects more than 500 schools across the state through a free anonymous reporting platform, has reviewed overall advice content and categorization of anonymous advice for the summer and first month of the 2022 schoolRead More →

DUBUQUE, Iowa — An Army Reserve officer has helped more than 100 soldiers and veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts over the past decade by listening and providing the right resources. Capt. Louis Goldstein, plans officer and commanding officer of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, with the 389th Engineer Battalion located here,Read More →

August 27, 2022, 2:30 p.m. HST *Updated August 27, 8:02 a.m. Twenty Moloka’i residents learned how to be suicide prevention gatekeepers during training sessions Tuesday and Wednesday conducted by Maui Economic Opportunity Youth Services. A total of 20 Moloka’i residents participated in suicide prevention training sessions held Tuesday and Wednesday.Read More →

Suicide is a public health crisis and a leading cause of death in the United States. Since 2005, people with suicidal thoughts can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-287-TALK. The federal government recently launched the 988 helpline to make the resource more accessible and easier to remember. However,Read More →

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022 World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), celebrated annually September 10, is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO). The event represents a global commitment to draw attention to suicide prevention. The 2022 WSPD theme, “Creating hopeRead More →

At Student Wellness Center, we are incredibly dedicated to providing needed education about mental wellness and suicidality. The Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention declared suicide to be a public health issue in the United States and defines a suicide attempt as any harmful behavior that a person engages inRead More →

FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Magellan Healthcare Inc., the behavioral and specialty healthcare segment of Magellan Health, Inc., today announced a series of virtual events in support of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Recovery Month in September. “At Magellan, we believe one suicide is one suicide too many,” said Andrew Sassani, MD, ChiefRead More →

Suicide prevention is everyone’s business (Placerville, California) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month – a time to emphasize that suicide prevention is everyone’s business. “Suicide can be a difficult topic to discuss, riddled with taboos and shame, and a topic often avoided in conversations,” said Nicole Ebrahimi-Nuyken, El DoradoRead More →

Beyond genetic factors, the onset of Huntington’s disease later in life was linked to being in a stable partnership, living in large cities and having lower levels of education, according to a large-scale analysis. In comparison, younger age at disease onset was associated with suicidal behavior and alcohol, drug andRead More →

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Suicide Prevention Task Force and partners will present a program on Operation SAVE at 10 a.m. on August 6 at First Presbyterian Church, 3080 Main St. Operation SAVE is a Veterans Administration-specific suicide prevention program. The presentation, “An Introduction to Suicide Prevention,” will include anRead More →

Researchers led by the Telethon Kids Institute have developed Australia’s first comprehensive guidelines for clinical and community services supporting LGBTQA+ young people at risk of suicide. This article contains a discussion of suicide prevention strategies. The guidelines are aimed at health professionals, community service providers and all organizations that haveRead More →

Dr. Michael B. Premier. In this Q&A, Michael B. First, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, Editor and Co-Chair, DSM-5-TR, answers questions about his panel presentation at Psych Congress Elevate 2022, titled “DSM -5 Text Revision (DSM-5-TR): What’s New and What’s Different.” Dr. First reviews the majorRead More →

By Staci Knox In a great post-fight interview, professional fighter Paddy Pimblett recently opened about the loss of a friend by suicide. “I woke up Friday morning at 4 a.m. with a message that a friend of mine back home had committed suicide,” Pimblett said. “There’s a stigma in thisRead More →

People working or volunteering in frontline roles in Hertfordshire are encouraged to take free suicide prevention training, run by Samaritans. People working or volunteering in frontline roles in Hertfordshire are encouraged to take free suicide prevention training, run by Samaritans. The training, funded by Hertfordshire County Council, aims to equipRead More →

https://www.facebook.com/watch?v=816247643115726 – Content warning: This article contains discussion of suicide. — Currently, suicide is the leading cause of death among young people. Between 2010 and 2020, the suicide rate has increased among young people aged 18 to 24. Young people also have the highest rates of hospitalization for intentional self-harm.Read More →