PHOTOS: Halifax suicide prevention walk creates conversation, awareness - TheChronicleHerald.ca

The Halifax Walk for World Suicide Prevention Day really started when Laurel Walker told of losing a friend to suicide. While Walker was at another suicide prevention walk in Kentville in 2006, the organizer suggested holding one in Halifax the next year.

Why psychiatrists ask mental health patients about guns - Charleston Post Courier

Few topics stir more controvery in this country than guns. Mass shootings and urban gun violence inflame public passions. Gun control measures divide our political leaders, and elections often hinge on candidates' views of guns. I struggle with issues ...

Suicide prevention walk to cross High Level Bridge - Edmonton Journal

Edmonton's High Level Bridge was to have been anything but lonesome Saturday night for those facing mental health troubles. The first ever Bridge of Life Memorial Walk is being planned for Saturday to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. “There's a ...

Statistics show suicide rates continue to rise in Britain's England, Wales - shanghaidaily

THE number of people in Britain's England and Wales killing themselves continues to rise each year, but is almost 30 percent lower than a peak in 1981, Britain's Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Saturday. The government agency issued figures ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts - Elko Daily Free Press

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and taking action to help someone who may be struggling, a mental health expert says. Nearly 43,000 ...

Know the warning signs of suicide - Health24

By paying attention to signs that may indicate that someone we know might commit suicide we may be able to help that person. 0. suicide. iStock. Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and ...

Kenya: We Must Act Now to Reduce Suicides in the Country - AllAfrica.com

This past week we marked the World Suicide Prevention Day, under the theme "Connect, Communicate, Care". It is entirely understandable that most people think that suicide is a problem that only affects other people. Many even think that it is not a ...

Decriminalise Suicide — Chief Psychiatrist - Peace FM Online

He said rather than punishing victims who attempted suicide, families and communities should help them to recover from their challenges. Dr Osei, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, was speaking at a forum on suicide ...

Statistics show suicide rates continue to rise in Britain's England, Wales - Global Times

The number of people in Britain's England and Wales killing themselves continues to rise each year, but is almost 30 percent lower than a peak in 1981, Britain's Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Saturday. The government agency issued figures ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts - U.S. News & World Report

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and taking action to help someone who may be struggling, a mental health expert says. Nearly 43,000 ...

Suicide: Montana looks to education, prevention - KRTV Great Falls News

National Suicide Prevention Week is happening right now and Montana has the third highest number of suicides, behind Wyoming and Alaska. BOZEMAN -. National Suicide Prevention Week is happening right now and Montana has the third highest number ...

National Must Get Serious on Suicide Prevention - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

The government needs to front up on suicide prevention and fund critical support services like Lifeline, in light of New Zealand's high suicide rates, says New Zealand First. “It is no good for Health Minister Jonathan Coleman to issue soundbites about ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts - HealthDay

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and taking action to help someone who may be struggling, a mental health expert says. Nearly 43,000 ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts - Helena Independent Record

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and taking action to help someone who may be struggling, a mental health expert says. Nearly 43,000 ...

COOJ launches monthlong suicide awareness campaign | Goa NYOOOZ - NYOOOZ

Cause Of Our Joy (COOJ) Mental Health Foundation inaugurated its month-long Yellow Vasco campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention on Saturday on occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day (Sep 10). The campaign will conclude on World ...

Suicide Prevention Month — prevent teen suicide - Norman Transcript

Youth suicide numbers continue to rise in Oklahoma. Between 2005 and 2014, youth suicide deaths from 10 to 24 years of age have increased by 31 percent, with an average of 85 youth dying each year by suicide. In 2014, suicide was the second leading ...

Decriminalise suicide — Chief Psychiatrist - GhanaWeb

He said rather than punishing victims who attempted suicide, families and communities should help them to recover from their challenges. Dr Osei, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, was speaking at a forum on suicide ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts - Arizona Daily Sun

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and taking action to help someone who may be struggling, a mental health expert says. Nearly 43,000 ...

How to Save LGBT Lives During National Suicide Prevention Month - Advocate.com

A few months ago, my family marched in the Trevor Project's contingent at Los Angeles Pride. My daughter, Kira Kosarin, marched alongside me as my husband, Danny Kosarin, took pictures to support the Trevor Project's community and advocacy efforts.

Raising awareness for youth suicide prevention - KSWO

OK (KSWO) - The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to raising awareness and support for Youth Suicide Prevention during National Suicide Prevention Month in September. Youth suicide numbers continue to rise in Oklahoma.