Tag Archives: Suicide Prevention

World Suicide Prevention Day 2013

Today is Suicide Prevention Day. Do you know that suicide deaths account for more than half of all violent deaths in the world? I have written previously about suicide and trauma survivors as well as how anti-gay bullying can increase suicide … Continue reading

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Tell LGBT Youth “It Gets Better!”

Dan Savage has created the itgetsbetterproject on YouTube to reach out to LGBT youth at risk for suicide. Continue reading

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Many Faces, Many Places: Suicide Prevention across the World

Today, September 10th, is World Suicide Prevention Day. Continue reading

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Take 5 To Save Lives

Take 5 To Save Lives is a campaign raising awareness about suicide prevention. Continue reading

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Assessing Suicide Risk

New objective tests for assessing suicide risk have me thinking about assessment and what comes next for trauma survivors who are suicidal: giving hope to the hopeless, finding meaning in the context of relationship Continue reading

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