Tagged: suicide

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I’m Listening

(Trigger warning: suicide) Last Sunday morning, radios across the country devoted two hours to a candid discussion about mental health and suicide for Suicide Prevention Week. The simultaneous broadcast nationwide featured prerecorded interviews with...

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#BeThe1To . . . Help Save A Life

Suicide Prevention Month happens each September. But that’s not the only time to remember how much we can do to help folks who are at risk of suicide—we can take action at any time. “#BeThe1To”...

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Supporting Latina Adolescents

As some of the newest and most stigmatized immigrants to the United States, the Latino population is often exposed to many suicide risk factors. Not only do some of them have to deal with living in neighborhoods where...

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How Facebook Tries to Prevent Suicide

Healthcare professionals and government officials have been confronting suicide for years by implementing various self-harm and suicide prevention programs. Now, social-media companies like Facebook are taking part in the fight against suicide—by using artificial intelligence (AI). Companies that run social...

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Suicide Awareness at VMAs

National Suicide Prevention Month begins on September 1st.  MTV got an early start to awareness month with a VMA performance by Logic of his song “1-800-273-8255.”  The song’s title is the same number to...