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. […]

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 […]

Youth Suicide Prevention: Lessons from Literature

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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 […]

Man Charged With Murder For Allegedly Driving His Partner To Suicide

For approximately 10 years, Minnesota authorities say, Jessica Haban was physically and emotionally abused by her partner. Long Vang, 34, allegedly smashed her head into a washing machine, tossed her into the wall by her hair, held a knife to her throat, and in May 2015, punched her in the head with a closed fist, causing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Suicide Is Such a Hot Topic

It is hard to pick up a book, a newspaper, or an online story these days without running into suicide. Today’s New York Times has two stories related to suicide — “What’s Lurking Behind the Suicides,” about Native Americans taking their lives; and a slightly more upbeat story called, “No Longer Wanting to Die,” about […]

Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk

Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later 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 […]

Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Not Behind Rising Suicide Rates in Military: Study

Instead, difficulty with returning to civilian life appears to increase risk, 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 Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

On Losing a Friend to Suicide and Learning to Understand Depression

I have lit a lot of candles for the dead. It’s a custom that spans many cultures, and I’ve lit them in churches and synagogues, in my childhood home and my apartment’s living room. I am a superstitious atheist, so I mutter a directionless prayer when I light a candle, but for me, just seeing […]

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 […]

Debunking The Holiday Suicide Myth

By Regina Boyle Wheeler for Everyday Health If you believe that more people die by suicide over the holidays, you’re buying into a long-perpetuated myth. Suicide rates are actually the lowest in December and rise in the spring and fall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Myths like this can create […]

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: […]

Talk Therapy Drastically Lowers Risk Of Suicide

Each year, suicide claims the lives of more than 40,000 Americans — many of whom never seek professional care. But new research suggests that access to talk therapy may help to prevent these tragic instances among high-risk populations. Even years after talk therapy treatment, individuals who have previously attempted suicide are much less likely to […]

Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide Risk

Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life 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 […]

Melissa Gilbert On Her Father’s Suicide | Oprah: Where Are They Now? | Oprah Winfrey Network

Tune in Sundays at 9pm/8c Actress Melissa Gilbert’s father died suddenly when she was 11 years old. For decades, Melissa believed that her father had died of a stroke. Now, she reveals what really happened. SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Their stories made headlines across America. “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” features updates on some of the biggest […]

White House Briefing on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Month

On September 22, 2014, the White House held a briefing to discuss mental health priorities in honor of Mental health and Suicide Prevention Month. 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 […]

Federal Agent Commits Suicide In Pittsburgh Homeland Security Office

By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH, Pa. June 6 (Reuters) – A federal agent shot and killed himself inside a U.S. Department of Homeland Security building in Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon, county officials said. James McConaughy, 43, of Beaver Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:19 p.m. (2019 GMT) from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, […]

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 […]

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Stop Calling Suicide Victims “Selfish”

There’s no questioning that suicide is catastrophic. It’s absolutely incomprehensible to me and most others that a person would feel so terrible, so trapped, so desolate that she would want to end her own life. Yet, it seems every time the topic of suicide comes up, someone attacks suicide victims by calling them “selfish.” I’ve […]

Power, Sex, Suicide

Power, Sex, Suicide Mitochondria are tiny structures located inside our cells that carry out the essential task of producing energy for the cell. They are found in all complex living things, and in that sense, they are fundamental for driving complex life on the planet. But, there is much more to them than that. Mitochondria […]

Suicide Pact

Suicide Pact Coyote Black (not his real name) wants to die. And why not? His life has been a failure on every level. He’s hitting middle age, lives with his Alzheimer’s-addled mother, has achieved exactly nothing in his chosen career, and can count on one finger the number of romantic relationships he’s had. In an […]

Suicide Beauty Spot

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