Confidential Recovery, an outpatient drug rehab for veterans of San Diegohosted the VA Suicide Prevention Team to educate and empower those who know and work with veterans. SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Twenty-two serving and former military personnel commit suicide every day. On June 2Confidential Recovery, an outpatientRead More →

Suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm), alongside partner Adam & Eve/DDB, has released a heartbreaking film that aims to make the emotional subject matter a priority. ‘The Last Photo’ was directed by Max Fisher and debuted today on ITV’s This Morning. In the feature, viewers see a sequenceRead More →

From July 16, people seeking mental health services can call 988 to access counselors and response teams from the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Calls will be redirected to the current number, 1-800-273-8255, which will remain operational during and after the 988 expansion. The new number is intended to makeRead More →

At least one military veteran or active duty member died by suicide every week in El Paso County last year, according to the coroner’s 2021 death inquest report released Tuesday. “The number is staggering,” said Damian McCabe, director of military affairs and behavioral health for UCHealth, which operates three hospitalsRead More →

“Moner Dorjae Amra” – a special suicide prevention campaign jointly organized by Moner Bondhu, a mental health care provider, and the multinational company Daraz – was held at Jahangirnagar University on Monday, May 30, 2022 with the support from Jahangirnagar University Debating Society – JUDS. The campaign sparked a massiveRead More →

11 Elements of the Air Force Suicide Prevention Program: The AF suicide prevention program is built on 11 overlapping core elements that emphasize leadership and community involvement in suicide prevention. Leadership Involvement: FA leaders actively support all suicide prevention initiatives in the community. Addressing Suicide Prevention through Professional Military Education:Read More →

Register to our daily newsletter Neve Anderson, 17, from Hylton Redhouse, started competing in beauty pageants last year and has since used her platform to launch a mental health campaign to raise money for charity Mind UK. The young fundraiser also left notes on the Queen Alexandra Bridge and inRead More →

Prevalence of suicidal behavior and ideation among young people Our study showed a very high prevalence of suicidal behavior and ideation among young people in the Anywaa area. This study shows higher rates than studies in Dangla, Ethiopia, where suicidal thoughts and attempts are reported at 22.5 and 16.2 percent,Read More →

Press release (Stillwater, Okla.) — This article is the first in a series highlighting the 22 nonprofit partner organizations supported by theUnited Way of Payne County. United Way is dedicated to improving the lives of people in Payne County by investing donated dollars in nonprofit organizations that focus on promotingRead More →

PETALING JAYA: Safety nets, sensors, and suicide avoidance devices can delay a suicide attempt, but the only preventative measure for such incidents is human contact. Director of Communications Engineering Department at Mara University of Technology, Dr Mohamad Fahmi Hussin, said engineers could come up with the latest gadgets and technologies,Read 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 →

The regional director of the International College of Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioners Asia said there was a need to raise awareness about ways to deal with suicidal tendencies, stress, anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness. — AFP photo By Opalyn Mok Friday, May 27, 2022 07:00 MYT GEORGE TOWN, May 27Read More →

This article was originally published here J Am Coll Health. 2022 May 27:1-5. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2022.2076563. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Rising rates of depression, anxiety, substance use, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among college students have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This report describes how the components of theRead More →

Contemporary Christian singer/songwriter, inspirational speaker and suicide prevention campaigner, Briana Domenica is thrilled to release her new suicide prevention program, The warrior in me. The release of this video series is part of Mental Health Awareness Month (May). The intro video for the ten-video collection premiered on Domenica’s YouTube channelRead More →

Risk factors include stress, depression, people with a mental health diagnosis or currently seeking treatment, history of attempts, toxic and hostile work environments, discriminatory or harassing behavior, financial and legal issues , divorce or break-up, death of a loved one or comrade, and alcohol and drug abuse. Individual protective orRead More →

Express press service SRINAGAR: The first suicide prevention hotline named ‘Zindagi’ to prevent suicides has started operating in Kashmir, where mental health problems have increased due to three decades of conflict and two years of pandemic of Covid-19. The helpline number (18002701008) is the initiative of Institute of Mental HealthRead More →

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Suicide is the twelfth leading cause of death in the United States according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Although there is a common misconception that talking about suicide will plant the idea, counselors say encouraging conversation around this topic can actually help preventRead More →

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 →

Pro-Russian online agents falsely claimed weeks after Moscow’s war on Ukraine began that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy had committed suicide, part of an aggressive effort to undermine public morale and undermine the Ukrainian government, the United States cybersecurity company Mandiant said Thursday. Zelenskyy’s false suicide claim is just one ofRead 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 / — 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 →