Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

Enumclaw Student Bullied, More Than 30 Complaints Filed

Enumclaw student bullied, sues school.
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A 15-year-old boy in Enumclaw, Washington is suing the school district for $1.2 million because he said they failed to protect him from bullying. ...
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Suicide Prevention: Forefront’s Efforts Offer New Hope

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Two years ago, Washington became the first U.S. state to enact legislation requiring that mental health professionals be trained in suicide prevention. ...
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Golden Gate Bridge to Get Suicide Barrier for $76 Million

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Since opening the bridge in 1937, the Bridge Rail Foundation estimates over 1,600 people have jumped off. It is the most-used suicide spot in the U.S. ...
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Film ‘Four Sisters’ Focuses on Siblings Touched By Suicide

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The documentary Four Sisters premieres in Seattle on May 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the UW. The film focuses on four Texas women who each lost a brother to suicide. ...
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Suicide in the Military: New Study Points to Risk Factors

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The largest study of mental health risk and resilience ever conducted among U.S. military personnel released its first findings. ...
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Suicide Reminds the World of Homophobia in Italy

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Over 500 activists and protesters came together at Rome’s Colosseum for a candlelight vigil after a 21-year-old boy threw himself off the 11th story of a building in the Italian capital. ...
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New Nonprofit Dedicated to Prevention of Suicide

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Forefront – based at the University of Washington – brings together suicide prevention experts, clinicians, students and loss survivors to advance big-picture changes in public policy, training, and communication about mental health and suicide prevention. ...
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‘Romney’s Gay America’ Dissects the Mormon Religion in Relation to Homosexuality

‘Romney’s Gay America’ Dissects the Mormon Religion in Relation to Homosexuality
The controversial - and timely - new book predicts what a Mitt Romney presidency would mean for gay rights, offers solutions for how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints could better deal with homosexuality and advises that non-Mormons should accept Mormons. ...
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HEALTH: New National Strategy Paves Way for Reducing Suicide Deaths

HEALTH: New National Strategy Paves Way for Reducing Suicide Deaths
Today on World Suicide Prevention Day, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) released an ambitious national strategy to reduce the number of deaths by suicide. ...
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Japan Launches Its Version of the It Gets Better Project

Japan Launches Its Version of the It Gets Better Project
Japan’s version of the It Gets Better Campaign will go live on this designated website September 10, 2012. ...
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