Posts Tagged ‘Suicide’

Americans Living In Rural Areas Are More Likely To Die By Suicide

And suicide rates overall are also increasing. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which […]

‘Reclaiming My Time’ Gospel Song Is Now A Suicide Prevention Anthem

New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray, is using the song to help spread a message of hope. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

Suicide Rates For Teen Boys And Girls Are Climbing

The rate for girls has doubled since 2007, according to the CDC. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Golden Gate Bridge Finally Getting A Suicide Barrier

After years of debate over how to save lives while still protecting the beauty of an iconic structure, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is finally getting a suicide barrier. An estimated 1,500 people have jumped to their deaths from the span in its 80 years of existence. In 2016 alone, 39 people leaped from the […]

What I Would Have Said To My Friend Who Died By Suicide

Written by Laura Smith September was Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. I must admit, I never thought too much about needing a month for prevention before. I realize now this thought process selfishly was because suicide wasn’t something that personally affected me. That was, until January 18, 2016. My good friend of 21 years died by suicide. […]

I Never Understood Depression Until My Mother Died From It — In Honor Of World Suicide Prevention Day

Growing up with a depressed parent was normal. Does that make sense? I didn’t know any difference. I thought every parent cried themselves to sleep. That all mothers ended up in the psych ward at least 5 times a year. That most parents had addiction issues and thus slip ups happened every now and then. […]

Dodge Darts, Fila Sweaters and Suicide: The Danger of Facades

When I was ten, I once sobbed for three straight days. No relative had died. I hadn’t been bullied for wearing unbearably tight tennis shorts (not this time). And no, Welcome Back Kotter hadn’t been cancelled. It was a sad event, not a wholesale national tragedy. In 1976, my parents sold their ’71 Dodge Dart […]

Colorado To Vote On Physician-Assisted Suicide In November

DENVER, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Colorado voters will decide in November whether to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients under a ballot question approved on Monday, a proposal opposed by some religious and disability-rights organizations. Proponents of the so-called medical aid in dying initiative turned in enough valid signatures of registered voters to put […]

Aboriginal Community In Canada Declares Suicide Crisis Emergency

TORONTO (Reuters) – A Canadian aboriginal community of 2,000 people declared a state of emergency on Saturday after 11 of its members tried taking their own lives this month and 28 tried to do so in March, according to a document provided by a local politician. The declaration was signed by Chief Bruce Shisheesh of […]

Aboriginal Community In Canada Declares Suicide Crisis Emergency

TORONTO (Reuters) – A Canadian aboriginal community of 2,000 people declared a state of emergency on Saturday after 11 of its members tried taking their own lives this month and 28 tried to do so in March, according to a document provided by a local politician. The declaration was signed by Chief Bruce Shisheesh of […]

Let’s Get Men Talking About Suicide

This article may contain triggers — please read with caution. Male suicide is one of the greatest problems of our time and yet one of the least talked about topics. What many don’t realize is that suicide is the leading cause of death in men under 45 in the U.K., the second leading among male […]

Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report

Experts say poverty may be the root of the problem, interventions are lacking healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide

New study of more than 2,800 people with depression might give clearer clues to state of mind, experts say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

Saving Lives From Suicide

This month marked a major milestone for suicide prevention when the Golden Gate Bridge board of directors approved the first funding toward construction of a suicide barrier on the San Francisco landmark. Since its opening in 1937, the bridge has become the single most frequently used suicide spot in the United States and second most […]

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.

But fewer white kids aged 5 to 11 are taking their own life, study shows healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims — female and male healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers’ Suicide Risk

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

President Obama Signs the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act

On February 12, 2015, President Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act into law at the White House. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users’ Suicide Risk

These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

This Is a Letter to Lila, Who Would Have Turned 20 if She Hadn’t Committed Suicide

Lila, They say that time heals when grieving the loss of a loved one. But it’s been 2.5 years since you killed yourself, and I’m not so sure I’m doing any better. Maybe it’s because I don’t know how to let go. Maybe it’s because I don’t want to let go. Or maybe it’s because: […]

Suicide is Preventable: A Message from the Acting U.S. Surgeon General

Acting Surgeon General RADM Boris D. Lushniak speaks on the importance of suicide prevention in support of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline “PreVENTable” video campaign. We all have a role to play in preventing suicide. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) http://www.hhs.gov We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: […]

Robin Williams’ Depression and Suicide

Robin Williams killed himself yesterday. I tried to kill myself August 8 of 2005 so I know perhaps a little bit about how he felt. My best friend Santiago killed himself in November 2005 so I also know what it feels like for those who are left behind to sort it out. I have been […]

For a Friend Who, Like Me, Has Thought About Suicide

I think about suicide a lot. If you do too, I want to run an idea by you. See what you think. I don’t have to tell you that a lot has been written and said about suicide. A search for “suicide” on Google Scholar yields 1.7 million hits. The It Gets Better Project has […]

British Man Reunites With Good Samaritan Who Talked Him Out Of Suicide Attempt In 2008

Earlier this month, a man from the U.K. named Jonny Benjamin started a social media campaign called #FindMike to track down the stranger who convinced him not to end his life in 2008. This week, Benjamin found “Mike,” whose real name is Neil Laybourn, according to Rethink Mental Illness, the organization that helped launch Benjamin’s […]

Suicide Information for Teens: Health Tips about Suicide Causes and Prevention

Suicide Information for Teens: Health Tips about Suicide Causes and Prevention Health tips about suicide causes and prevention, including facts about depression, risk factors, getting help, survivor support, and more. Price: $ 69.00 Sold by Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC

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