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Action Alliance Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Video

Crisis Care Network supports workplaces in recovering after the suicide death of an employee.  We also work to help prevent suicide and their devastating impact. CCN’s Director of Clinical Operations, Judy Beahan, LMSW serves on the… 54 more words

Having options helps prevent suicide

Posted by Andrew G. Alt

When someone makes the decision to suicide, he (or she) will not ask for help; however, if he delays long enough for not having the means to do so at the time—or some other reason—there’s hope that he will change his mind and ask for help later. 110 more words

Mental Health

When Students Write About Personal Pain

By Teresa Kelly, Kaplan University Composition Faculty

As family, friends, colleagues, and fans worldwide mourn the death of comedy legend Robin Williams from suicide on August 11, … 448 more words

Online Writing Instruction

National Potato Day

Somewhere out there lives a man who stopped celebrating Thanksgiving when he was 12 years old because he believes his people have nothing to celebrate. I know this because his wife posted this in the #Ferguson feed on twitter the other night and I read it. 463 more words

Mental Health

It's not ok to stop talking about suicide prevention

So it’s been just over a week since Robin Williams death by suicide and the news has determined it’s no longer news worthy. Did you know that on the very same day that Robin Williams took his life, 108 other people in the U.S. 716 more words

Mental Health

Suicide Isn't For Black People

I sadly believed this statement up until I began working for Dr. Donna Barnes at the Mental Health Center at Howard University.  At that time, I had never personally dealt with suicide, and I had only heard of a situation that occurred on campus the previous summer.   738 more words


Ride Highlights Suicide Risk Among Veterans

Ride highlights suicide risk among veterans

By Cheryl Powell
Beacon Journal medical writer

Tom Pergola doesn’t need to hear statistics to know the risk of suicide among veterans. 506 more words