Suicidal ideation and behavior among people who own guns compared to non-gun owners can be less likely to be detected by screening tools. Researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey study examining patterns of passive and active suicidal ideation, suicidal planning, and suicidal behavior among gun owners and non-gun owners. These outcomesRead More →

MP Kerry McCarthy hosted a roundtable on May 18 at the Speaker’s House of the Houses of Parliament – Suicide Prevention: Breaking the Silence. She was accompanied by Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris of the band Joy Division/New Order and the suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). FollowingRead More →

Joy Division’s Bernard Sumner calls for changes to patient confidentiality rules to allow families to care for those with mental health issues and slams waiting lists for treatment on anniversary of ex’s suicide -mate Ian Curtis Iconic Joy Division singer Ian Curtis killed himself 42 years ago today Sumner slammedRead More →

In March, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced the creation of an Independent Suicide Prevention and Response Review Board to address suicides in the U.S. military. Today, the department announced that Dr. Gayle Iwamasa from the Department of Veterans Affairs will lead the committee. Read More →

DESTINY — Army veteran Geoff Speyrer is preparing for another shot at his annual fundraising physical challenge, SET 22. SET is an acronym for Strength, Endurance and Training while 22 is a reference to veteran suicides. Speyrer, who lives in Destin, started the SET 22 challenge in May 2020, bothRead More →

Governor awards Order of the Silver Crescent to Bradley Quarles Published on: May 12, 2022; Updated on: May 12, 2022By Mollie Roe and Emily Miles During his sophomore year, nursing student Bradley Quarles lost a family member to suicide. This experience, combined with the medical knowledge he gained during hisRead More →

James Madison softball player Lauren Bernett recently died of an apparent suicide. Dallastown High’s Tessa Thompson and Bernett were teammates for the Pennsylvania Fastpitch team. After Bernett’s death, Thompson decided to join the battle to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The entire Dallastonwn team of Thompson also joined the campaign.Read More →

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently announced two mental health initiatives in the state. NCDHHS recently received $3.3 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration to expand support for people in mental health crisis. Funding will help North Carolina move the Suicide Prevention LifelineRead More →

Since May 11-13, 2022nearly 500 clinicians, researchers, project managers, mental health workers, Canadian Armed Forces, first responders and interested citizens — including people affected by suicide from across Canada — will come to the Université du Québec campus in Montreal (UQAM) to attend the 2022 “Together for Life” National ConferenceRead More →

Prince William said he was even more committed to men’s mental health and suicide prevention. The Duke of Cambridge, 39, renewed his support for the James’ Place charity – which provides support for men struggling with suicidal thoughts – on Tuesday as they opened the organisation’s new center in London.Read More →

If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these feelings, contact 211. if someone is feeling anxious and overwhelmed and just wants to talk,” adds L’Herrou. Professional care and resilience building can help people gain the tools to overcome trauma and difficult times. Increasing awareness of available mentalRead More →

The 10th IASP Asia-Pacific Conference kicked off today in Gold Coast, Australia, providing a key regional forum on suicide prevention in the APAC region. WASHINGTON DC, DC, USA, May 3, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The 10th International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) Asia-Pacific Conference kicked off today on Australia’s Gold Coast,Read More →

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 →

BOSTON — A tidal wave of behavioral health issues among young people during the COVID-19 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-basedRead More →

With mental health issues on the rise nationwide, Missouri lawmakers are weighing bills that would provide pharmacists and teachers with additional 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 Policy Committee on Monday, wouldRead More →

A new on-campus research center will be named in honor of outgoing University of Memphis President Dr. David Rudd. The Rudd Institute for Veteran and Military Suicide Prevention will focus on Rudd’s own area of ​​psychology: suicide prevention research, particularly for military veterans. The appointment was officially announced by theRead More →