The Campbell County Prevention Council (CCPC) is a coalition of community-based individuals and organizations working to improve community safety and health, focusing on substance abuse and prevention for youth, adults and families. Since August, they have partnered with local businesses for a campaign to raise awareness of resources for suicideRead More →

It’s a simple question, but when it comes to someone’s mental health, Nicholas Orlando called it “The best thing anyone can do.” “The trick is to create a space that someone feels safe in,” said Orlando, a licensed professional counselor practicing in Waynesburg. “It goes further if they know thereRead More →

BC government says it is investing $2 million to support improved care in the health system, including in emergency departments, for people who may be suicidal. British Columbia’s Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions announced the investment on Thursday, saying people struggling with mental health issues, particularly thoughts of suicideRead More →

Speaking about the importance of storytelling in suicide prevention, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomaspresident of United Suicide Survivors International, shared strategies for cultural change in her keynote address at the McHenry County Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Recovery Conference. The September 9 annual conference at McHenry County College was hosted by theRead More →

The State of Ohio offers a wide variety of suicide prevention resources. Credit: Katherine Simon | Lantern Reporter No one is alone and the State of Ohio is providing many resources as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is underway for the prevention and treatment of suicidal thoughts. Laura Lewis, Ohio State’sRead More →

Campus-wide training highlights practical ways to provide support and resources to those struggling City College students read personal stories about suicide at the 2020 Active Minds Send Silence Packing event. Each backpack represents the life of a deceased student. Photo courtesy of City Student Mental Health According to National AllianceRead More →

Press release September 19, 2022 Contact information Observing September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, health officials remind Minnesotans that suicide is preventable, recovery is possible and help is available anytime by calling 988. Earlier this summer, the United States rolled out a three-digit national dialingRead More →

CHICAGO (WLS) — Nine months after a complete spinal cord injury, Sarah Bingley is finding ways to cope. She found clever ways to drive her car with suggestions from other people with similar paralysis. At 19, she is looking for ways to achieve her goals and enjoy a new outlookRead More →

Being able to freely communicate feelings without fear or judgment will help reduce stigma and raise awareness of mental health issues. This was highlighted by the British Deputy High Commissioner to Fiji, Paul Welsh, as the chief guest of World Suicide Prevention Day at Fiji National University’s Pasifika Campus. TheRead More →

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, members of the USF community showcased different mental health resources that students can refer to in times of crisis. ORACLE PHOTO/ALEXANDRA URBAN Movements to destigmatize mental illness in recent years have become a beacon of hope within the mental health profession, accordingRead More →

Connor Venstra, Personal editor September 13, 2022 Butterflies are used for Suicide Prevention Month as a symbol of hope. Huron County Suicide Prevention Coalition/Courtesy Photo September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, and many organizations and businesses in Huron County are doing everything they can to let those suffering fromRead More →

Aetna Better Health of Florida Raises Awareness of Suicide Prevention Month Through New Collaborative Partnership with The QPR Initiative The initiative offers the public a series of “Ask, Persuade and Refer” training courses to help providers, practitioners and social workers assess and identify suicidal ideation and symptoms of troubled mentalRead More →

Joe Tuia’ana speaks to participants during the presentation of the suicide prevention manual, the new LiveOn initiative. Utah launched its first all-Instagram free suicide prevention manual on September 6. (Photo courtesy of Adam Durfee) Utah launched its first all-Instagram suicide prevention handbook on September 6, with the goal of educatingRead More →

September 10 is a day dedicated to suicide prevention awareness. It’s called World Suicide Prevention Day. The purpose of this day is to spread optimism, inspire individuals with hope and courage to overcome various life challenges and support those who feel helpless, depressed or defeated. Suicidal thoughts are common; theyRead More →

The FDA requires a warning about the increased risk of suicidal thoughts and actions for children and young adults up to age 25 who take antidepressants. According to the researchers, antidepressants given to healthy adult volunteers with no signs of depression doubled the risk of suicide. Recent research confirms whatRead More →

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, RepublicRead More →

Mental health support has been on the rise since the pandemic, with employees across industries demanding increased resources from their employers. This has led to an increase in wellness benefits, such as free counseling, subscriptions to Headspace, Calm and other meditation apps, more paid time off (PTO) for employees toRead More →

Photos: Abhijith N Kolpe Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (ANK) Mangaluru September 5: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences Bengaluru, Father Muller medical college, Manashanthi Mangaluru, Suicide lifeline – a unit of SUSHEG charitable trust, lions club Balmatta, Leo club Roshni Mangaluru Balmatta in association withRead More →

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 →

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About Thursday July 28the Senate Appropriations Committee released the Departments of Labour, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Funding Bill for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) that will support fiscal investments in health mental health and suicide prevention. Laurel StineExecutive Vice President andRead More →

FORT POLK, Louisiana – The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk launched the first iteration of safeTALK suicide prevention training during newcomer orientation July 25 at the Education Center. In an effort to implement the senior mission commander’s “People First” priority, all assigned personnel will participate in the four-hourRead More →

Petition comes as new National Suicide Hotline is launched and new report finds alarming number of active duty service members are committing suicide (The Center Square) — Several groups are calling on Congress to pass a resolution commemorating a National Warrior Rolling Day to raise awareness and prevent suicide amongRead More →

FORT POLK, La. – The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk launched the first iteration of safeTALK suicide prevention training during newcomer orientation July 25 at the Education Center. In an effort to implement the senior mission commander’s “People First” priority, all assigned personnel will participate in the four-hourRead More →

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Residents of San Diegan who are experiencing a mental health or addiction crisis, including suicidal thoughts, will be able to call or text 988 to get help for themselves or a loved one. dear. Veronica Campbell, a licensed marriage and family therapist, joined KUSI’s Lauren PhinneyRead More →

ANN ARBOR, MI — An Ann Arbor-based nonprofit will seek to educate, inspire and entertain at an upcoming live fundraising event. Garrett’s Space, an Ann Arbor-based suicide prevention nonprofit, is hosting Go24forGarrett’sSpace, a 24-hour live fundraiser on 9/11. The live lineup is filled with musical performances, presentations from inspirational speakersRead More →