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Treatment for Suicide and Suicide Attempts Treatment for Suicide and Suicide Attempts

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Full Page "At this time, there is only one medication, clozapine, approved by the FDA for suicide risk reduction in patients with ...

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0 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-AFSP jplist-topic-American-Foundation-For-Suicide-Prevention jplist-topic-Asfp-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Disorders jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Depression jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-suicide-prevention 0 297832 297832 Full Page "At this time, there is only one medication, clozapine, approved by the FDA for suicide risk reduction in patients with schizophrenia. There is one study of mood disorder patients that shows that treatment with antidepressants, atypical antipsychotics, and lithium reduced death by suicide. There are meta-analyses of small lithium studies that show that suicide is reduced in patients with either bipolar disorder or major depression taking lithium, but those findings are controversial. There are two proven psychotherapies for treating those who attempt suicide: cognitive behavior therapy for suicide attempters (CBT for suicide attempters) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) for patients with borderline personality disorder and recurrent suicidal ideation and behaviors. Clearly theses short term interactive therapies make a difference." This web page from The American Society for Suicide Prevention describes some disorders that are common in suicidal individuals and some treatments for disorders. Access the web page

Treatment for Suicide and Suicide Attempts

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Full Page "At this time, there is only one medication, clozapine, approved by the FDA for suicide risk reduction in patients with schizophrenia. ...

Warning Signs Warning Signs

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

"There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of ...

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1 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Addiction-And-Suicide jplist-topic-American-Foundation-For-Suicide-Prevention jplist-topic-ASFP jplist-topic-Asp-org jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Warning-Signs 0 297833 297833 "There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of hopelessness and despair. Depression is the most common condition associated with suicide, and it is often undiagnosed or untreated. Conditions like depression, anxiety and substance problems, especially when unaddressed, increase risk for suicide. Yet it’s important to note that most people who actively manage their mental health conditions go on to engage in life." In this web page from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide risk factors are discussed. You will learn how to recognize suicide risks in loved ones and what may increase chances of attempted suicide.

Warning Signs

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"There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of hopelessness ...

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Jamie Brickhouse - The Daily Beast

Full Article "No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill ...

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2 Article-Article jplist-topic-Addiction-And-Suicide jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Depression-And-Suicide jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Depression jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Recovery 0 297836 297836 Full Article "No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill myself. Twice. Had either attempt been successful, they’d have called it an overdose, maybe not even mentioning how my depression had been brought on by alcoholism. What shocks me about the deaths of Spade and Bourdain is the near-total silence about the symbiosis of depression and substance use." "In this article from The Daily Beast, Jamie Brickhouse recounts his struggle with suicide and how talking about addiction helped to save his life."

When We Talk About Suicide, We Need to Talk About Addiction

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Full Article "No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill myself. ...

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Infographic from the American Association of Suicidology

AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. Explore this ...

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Suicide and Social Media: A Tipsheet for Parents and Providers

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AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. Explore this ...

Suicide and Firearms Suicide and Firearms

Infographic from the American Association for Suicidology

AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. This ...

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4 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-Firearms-And-Suicide jplist-topic-suicide 0 297853 297853 AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.  This infographic shows the impact and relationship of firearms on suicide.

Suicide and Firearms

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AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. This infographic shows ...

Suicide and Firearms Suicide and Firearms

Infographic from the American Association for Suicidology

AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. This ...

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5 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-Firearms-And-Suicide jplist-topic-suicide 0 308540 308540 AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.  This infographic shows the impact and relationship of firearms on suicide.

Suicide and Firearms

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AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. This infographic shows ...

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Healthline

"Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States, including many military veterans ...

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6 Article-Article jplist-topic-HealthLine-com jplist-topic-Healthlne jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 297837 297837 "Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States, including many military veterans and sexual assault survivors. Compared to the average population, people with PTSD are significantly more likely to attempt suicide. Other mental health conditions have also been linked to increased risk of suicide, including major depressive disorder (MDD)." This article from Healthline sheds some light on suicide by describing how suicidal thoughts are formed and how to prevent them. 

Research Finds Biomarkers May Help Identify People at Risk for Suicide

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"Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States, including many military veterans and ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicide Know the Warning Signs of Suicide

Suicidology

"A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show:Warning Signs of Acute Risk: Threatening to hurt or kill him or herself, ...

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7 Article-Article jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicidology jplist-topic-Suicidology-org 0 297838 297838 "A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show:Warning Signs of Acute Risk: Threatening to hurt or kill him or herself, or talking of wanting to hurt or kill him/herself; and or, Looking for ways to kill him/herself by seeking access to firearms, available pills, or other means; and/or, Talking or writing about death, dying or suicide, when these actions are out of the ordinary" In this article from Suicidology, you will learn about warning signs

Know the Warning Signs of Suicide

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"A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show:Warning Signs of Acute Risk: Threatening to hurt or kill him or herself, or ...

Suicide: College and Universities Suicide: College and Universities

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among ...

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8 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-In-Colleges jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center 0 297840 297840 Full Page "Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among college and university students in the United States (see Scope of the Problem section). In addition to the students who die by suicide, many others struggle with suicidal thoughts and other mental health problems. Fortunately, colleges and universities also provide unique opportunities for comprehensive suicide prevention planning." This article from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center describes explains why suicide prevention is important and how colleges and universities can take action.

Suicide: College and Universities

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Full Page "Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among college and ...

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Infographic from the American Association of Suicidology

AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. Explore this ...

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Suicide and Social Media: A Tipsheet for Parents and Providers

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AAS Mission Statement: To promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. Explore this ...

Youth Suicide Warning Sides Youth Suicide Warning Sides

Youth Suicide Warning Signs

Full Page "The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly in youth who have attempted suicide in the ...

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10 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-In-Youth jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk jplist-topic-Suicide-Warning-Signs jplist-topic-Youth-Suicide 0 297841 297841 Full Page "The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly in youth who have attempted suicide in the past:" In this web page from Youth Suicide Warning Signs, you will learn the warning signs of youth suicide and how you can prevent suicide in your loved ones. 

Youth Suicide Warning Sides

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Full Page "The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly in youth who have attempted suicide in the past:" In this ...

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

"Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the ...

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11 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center 0 297842 297842 "Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through an array of possible activities (i.e., programs, policies, practices, and services). This model of a comprehensive approach was adapted from a model developed for campuses by SPRC and the Jed Foundation, drawing on the U.S. Air Force Suicide Prevention Program." This article from SPRC.org lists several practices to consider when faced with a suicidal loved one.

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention

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"Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the ...

Identify and Assist Persons at Risk Identify and Assist Persons at Risk

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

"Identifying persons who may be at risk for suicide is a key part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Family members, ...

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12 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 297843 297843 "Identifying persons who may be at risk for suicide is a key part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Family members, friends, teachers, coaches, coworkers, and others can play an important role in recognizing when someone is at risk or in crisis and then connecting that person with the most appropriate sources of care. But these individuals may need training on how to identify suicide risk and provide assistance." This article from SPRC.org expresses how to identify a suicidal loved one and what you can do to help.

Identify and Assist Persons at Risk

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"Identifying persons who may be at risk for suicide is a key part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Family members, friends, ...

Increase Help Seeking Increase Help Seeking

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

"Seeking help for a mental health problem is not easy. Individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide or other mental health ...

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13 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Seeking-Help-For-Suicide jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-Help jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Cente 0 297844 297844 "Seeking help for a mental health problem is not easy. Individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide or other mental health issues may face any number of barriers." This web page from SPRC.org clarifies how to seek help with suicidal thoughts. Access the web page

Increase Help Seeking

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"Seeking help for a mental health problem is not easy. Individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide or other mental health issues may face ...

Respond Effectively to Individuals in Crisis Respond Effectively to Individuals in Crisis

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

"Crisis services are an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Although the term crisis services is often used ...

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14 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Seeking-Suicide-Help jplist-topic-Suicidal-Crisis jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 297845 297845 "Crisis services are an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Although the term crisis services is often used to refer to hotlines or helplines, it also encompasses other programs that provide assessment, crisis stabilization, and referral to an appropriate level of ongoing care. This web page from SPRC.org offers a list of steps you can take to help a loved one going through a suicide crisis.  Access the web page

Respond Effectively to Individuals in Crisis

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"Crisis services are an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Although the term crisis services is often used to refer to ...

Enhance Life Skills and Resilience Enhance Life Skills and Resilience

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

"Life skills are a key protective factor for suicide and include critical thinking, stress management, conflict resolution, ...

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15 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Suicidal-Crisis jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 297846 297846 "Life skills are a key protective factor for suicide and include critical thinking, stress management, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and coping skills. Activities that enhance these skills can help people as they face new challenges, such as economic stress, divorce, physical illness, and aging." In this web page from SRPC.org, you will learn about resilience and how to enhance your life skills.

Enhance Life Skills and Resilience

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"Life skills are a key protective factor for suicide and include critical thinking, stress management, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and ...

Promote Social Connectedness and Support Promote Social Connectedness and Support

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Social support and connection are key protective factors against suicide. Positive and supportive social relationships and ...

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16 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Preventing-Suicide jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Support 0 297847 297847 Full Page "Social support and connection are key protective factors against suicide. Positive and supportive social relationships and community connections can help buffer the effects of risk factors in people’s lives. Programs and practices that promote social connectedness and support are one element of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention." This web page from SPRC.org explains how connectedness and support are important in suicide prevention. Access the page

Promote Social Connectedness and Support

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Full Page "Social support and connection are key protective factors against suicide. Positive and supportive social relationships and community ...

Virtual Learning Lab: Campus Suicide Prevention Virtual Learning Lab: Campus Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Suicide is a very sensitive, complex issue. So, effective prevention requires more than just one event or program. Preventing ...

Learning Modules
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17 Learning-Modules-Learning-Modules jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Support 0 297848 297848 Full Page "Suicide is a very sensitive, complex issue. So, effective prevention requires more than just one event or program. Preventing suicide requires a deliberate, comprehensive approach. This online learning lab consists of different modules that can assist colleges and universities with setting goals, planning, and implementing effective suicide prevention programs and trainings." This learning module from SPRC.org describes the importance of suicide prevention on college campuses. Access the Virtual Learning Lab

Virtual Learning Lab: Campus Suicide Prevention

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Full Page "Suicide is a very sensitive, complex issue. So, effective prevention requires more than just one event or program. Preventing suicide ...

State Suicide Prevention Resources State Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Directory This directory from SPRC.org includes a list of suicide resources by state. "Suicide prevention efforts can have greater ...

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18 Resource-Directory-Resource-Directory jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center 0 297849 297849 Full Directory This directory from SPRC.org includes a list of suicide resources by state. "Suicide prevention efforts can have greater power when they move beyond a single organization to reach a whole community. Find out what’s going on in your state and consider ways to join with partners to have a greater impact. Find your state below for information and resources, including:"

State Suicide Prevention Resources

Resource Directory

Full Directory This directory from SPRC.org includes a list of suicide resources by state. "Suicide prevention efforts can have greater power when ...

Zero Suicide Toolkit Zero Suicide Toolkit

Zero Suicide in Health and Behavioral Health Care

Full Toolkit In this toolkit from SPRC.org, you will be able to navigate through the site and learn how to prevent suicide. "Navigate the ...

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19 Took-Kit-Took-Kit jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Zero-Suicide jplist-topic-Zero-Suicide-Toolkit 0 297850 297850 Full Toolkit In this toolkit from SPRC.org, you will be able to navigate through the site and learn how to prevent suicide. "Navigate the Zero Suicide Toolkit by clicking on an element below. Within each element section, find a description of what each element is, why it is necessary to Zero Suicide implementation, a summary of supporting research, and key readings and tools. Use the navigation bar that appears at the top of each element page to jump between sections."

Zero Suicide Toolkit

Took Kit

Full Toolkit In this toolkit from SPRC.org, you will be able to navigate through the site and learn how to prevent suicide. "Navigate the Zero ...

Risk of Suicide Risk of Suicide

National Alliance of Mental Illness

Full Article In this article from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, you will learn the dangers of suicide and how to recognize the ...

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20 Article-Article jplist-topic-NAMI jplist-topic-National-Alliance-Of-Mental-Illness jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention 0 297851 297851 Full Article In this article from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, you will learn the dangers of suicide and how to recognize the signs. "Suicidal thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and are therefore considered a psychiatric emergency. Someone experiencing these thoughts should seek immediate assistance from a target="_blank" health or mental health care provider. Having suicidal thoughts does not mean someone is weak or flawed."

Risk of Suicide

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Full Article In this article from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, you will learn the dangers of suicide and how to recognize the ...

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide

Infographic from Reporting on Suicide.org

Explore this helpful infographic on Reporting on Suicide and understand more about the warning signs and how to prevent a suicide. From ...

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21 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-Reporting-On-Suicide jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-Warning-Signs 0 297852 297852 Explore this helpful infographic on Reporting on Suicide and understand more about the warning signs and how to prevent a suicide.  From the organization Reporting on Suicide "Suicide is a public health issue. Media and online coverage of suicide should be informed by using best practices. Some suicide deaths may be newsworthy. However, the way media cover suicide can influence behavior negatively by contributing to contagion, or positively by encouraging help-seeking."

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide

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Explore this helpful infographic on Reporting on Suicide and understand more about the warning signs and how to prevent a suicide. From the ...

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide

Infographic from Reporting on Suicide.org

Explore this helpful infographic on Reporting on Suicide and understand more about the warning signs and how to prevent a suicide. From ...

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22 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-Reporting-On-Suicide jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-Warning-Signs 0 308542 308542 Explore this helpful infographic on Reporting on Suicide and understand more about the warning signs and how to prevent a suicide.  From the organization Reporting on Suicide "Suicide is a public health issue. Media and online coverage of suicide should be informed by using best practices. Some suicide deaths may be newsworthy. However, the way media cover suicide can influence behavior negatively by contributing to contagion, or positively by encouraging help-seeking."

Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide

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Explore this helpful infographic on Reporting on Suicide and understand more about the warning signs and how to prevent a suicide. From the ...

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Jamie Brickhouse - The Daily Beast

Full Article "No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill ...

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23 Article-Article jplist-topic-Addiction-And-Suicide jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Depression-And-Suicide jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Depression jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Recovery 0 308543 308543 Full Article "No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill myself. Twice. Had either attempt been successful, they’d have called it an overdose, maybe not even mentioning how my depression had been brought on by alcoholism. What shocks me about the deaths of Spade and Bourdain is the near-total silence about the symbiosis of depression and substance use." "In this article from The Daily Beast, Jamie Brickhouse recounts his struggle with suicide and how talking about addiction helped to save his life." Access the article

When We Talk About Suicide, We Need to Talk About Addiction

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Full Article "No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill myself. ...

Warning Signs Warning Signs

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Full Page "There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an ...

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24 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Addiction-And-Suicide jplist-topic-American-Foundation-For-Suicide-Prevention jplist-topic-ASFP jplist-topic-Asp-org jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Warning-Signs 0 308544 308544 Full Page "There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of hopelessness and despair. Depression is the most common condition associated with suicide, and it is often undiagnosed or untreated. Conditions like depression, anxiety and substance problems, especially when unaddressed, increase risk for suicide. Yet it’s important to note that most people who actively manage their mental health conditions go on to engage in life." In this web page from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide risk factors are discussed. You will learn how to recognize suicide risks in loved ones and what may increase chances of attempted suicide. Access the web page

Warning Signs

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Full Page "There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of ...

Treatment for Suicide and Suicide Attempts Treatment for Suicide and Suicide Attempts

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Full Page "At this time, there is only one medication, clozapine, approved by the FDA for suicide risk reduction in patients with ...

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25 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-AFSP jplist-topic-American-Foundation-For-Suicide-Prevention jplist-topic-Asfp-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Disorders jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Depression jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-suicide-prevention 0 308545 308545 Full Page "At this time, there is only one medication, clozapine, approved by the FDA for suicide risk reduction in patients with schizophrenia. There is one study of mood disorder patients that shows that treatment with antidepressants, atypical antipsychotics, and lithium reduced death by suicide. There are meta-analyses of small lithium studies that show that suicide is reduced in patients with either bipolar disorder or major depression taking lithium, but those findings are controversial. There are two proven psychotherapies for treating those who attempt suicide: cognitive behavior therapy for suicide attempters (CBT for suicide attempters) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) for patients with borderline personality disorder and recurrent suicidal ideation and behaviors. Clearly theses short term interactive therapies make a difference." This web page from The American Society for Suicide Prevention describes some disorders that are common in suicidal individuals and some treatments for disorders. Access the web page

Treatment for Suicide and Suicide Attempts

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Full Page "At this time, there is only one medication, clozapine, approved by the FDA for suicide risk reduction in patients with schizophrenia. ...

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Healthline

Full Article "Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States, including many ...

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26 Article-Article jplist-topic-HealthLine-com jplist-topic-Healthlne jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 308546 308546 Full Article "Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States, including many military veterans and sexual assault survivors. Compared to the average population, people with PTSD are significantly more likely to attempt suicide. Other mental health conditions have also been linked to increased risk of suicide, including major depressive disorder (MDD)." This article from Healthline sheds some light on suicide by describing how suicidal thoughts are formed and how to prevent them.  Access the article

Research Finds Biomarkers May Help Identify People at Risk for Suicide

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Full Article "Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States, including many military ...

Know the Warning Signs of Suicide Know the Warning Signs of Suicide

Suicidology

"A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show:Warning Signs of Acute Risk: Threatening to hurt or kill him or herself, ...

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27 Article-Article jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicidology jplist-topic-Suicidology-org 0 308547 308547 "A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show:Warning Signs of Acute Risk: Threatening to hurt or kill him or herself, or talking of wanting to hurt or kill him/herself; and or, Looking for ways to kill him/herself by seeking access to firearms, available pills, or other means; and/or, Talking or writing about death, dying or suicide, when these actions are out of the ordinary" In this article from Suicidology, you will learn about warning signsAccess the article

Know the Warning Signs of Suicide

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"A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show:Warning Signs of Acute Risk: Threatening to hurt or kill him or herself, or ...

Youth Suicide Warning Sides Youth Suicide Warning Sides

Youth Suicide Warning Signs

Full Page "The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly in youth who have attempted suicide in the ...

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28 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-In-Youth jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk jplist-topic-Suicide-Warning-Signs jplist-topic-Youth-Suicide 0 308548 308548 Full Page "The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly in youth who have attempted suicide in the past:" In this web page from Youth Suicide Warning Signs, you will learn the warning signs of youth suicide and how you can prevent suicide in your loved ones.  Access the article

Youth Suicide Warning Sides

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Full Page "The following signs may mean that a youth is at risk for suicide, particularly in youth who have attempted suicide in the past:" In this ...

Suicide: College and Universities Suicide: College and Universities

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among ...

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29 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-In-Colleges jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center 0 308549 308549 Full Page "Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among college and university students in the United States (see Scope of the Problem section). In addition to the students who die by suicide, many others struggle with suicidal thoughts and other mental health problems. Fortunately, colleges and universities also provide unique opportunities for comprehensive suicide prevention planning." This article from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center describes explains why suicide prevention is important and how colleges and universities can take action. Access the article

Suicide: College and Universities

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Full Page "Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among college and ...

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different ...

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30 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center 0 308550 308550 Full Page "Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through an array of possible activities (i.e., programs, policies, practices, and services). This model of a comprehensive approach was adapted from a model developed for campuses by SPRC and the Jed Foundation, drawing on the U.S. Air Force Suicide Prevention Program." This article from SPRC.org lists several practices to consider when faced with a suicidal loved one. Access the article

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention

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Identify and Assist Persons at Risk Identify and Assist Persons at Risk

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Identifying persons who may be at risk for suicide is a key part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Family ...

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31 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 308551 308551 Full Page "Identifying persons who may be at risk for suicide is a key part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Family members, friends, teachers, coaches, coworkers, and others can play an important role in recognizing when someone is at risk or in crisis and then connecting that person with the most appropriate sources of care. But these individuals may need training on how to identify suicide risk and provide assistance." This article from SPRC.org expresses how to identify a suicidal loved one and what you can do to help. Access the article

Identify and Assist Persons at Risk

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Full Page "Identifying persons who may be at risk for suicide is a key part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Family members, ...

Increase Help Seeking Increase Help Seeking

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Seeking help for a mental health problem is not easy. Individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide or other mental ...

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32 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Seeking-Help-For-Suicide jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-Help jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Cente 0 308552 308552 Full Page "Seeking help for a mental health problem is not easy. Individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide or other mental health issues may face any number of barriers." This web page from SPRC.org clarifies how to seek help with suicidal thoughts. Access the web page

Increase Help Seeking

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Full Page "Seeking help for a mental health problem is not easy. Individuals who are struggling with thoughts of suicide or other mental health ...

Respond Effectively to Individuals in Crisis Respond Effectively to Individuals in Crisis

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Crisis services are an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Although the term crisis services is ...

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33 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Seeking-Suicide-Help jplist-topic-Suicidal-Crisis jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 308553 308553 Full Page "Crisis services are an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Although the term crisis services is often used to refer to hotlines or helplines, it also encompasses other programs that provide assessment, crisis stabilization, and referral to an appropriate level of ongoing care. This web page from SPRC.org offers a list of steps you can take to help a loved one going through a suicide crisis. Access the web page

Respond Effectively to Individuals in Crisis

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Full Page "Crisis services are an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Although the term crisis services is often used ...

Enhance Life Skills and Resilience Enhance Life Skills and Resilience

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Life skills are a key protective factor for suicide and include critical thinking, stress management, conflict resolution, ...

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34 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Suicidal-Crisis jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Risk 0 308555 308555 Full Page "Life skills are a key protective factor for suicide and include critical thinking, stress management, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and coping skills. Activities that enhance these skills can help people as they face new challenges, such as economic stress, divorce, physical illness, and aging." In this web page from SRPC.org, you will learn about resilience and how to enhance your life skills. Access the article

Enhance Life Skills and Resilience

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Full Page "Life skills are a key protective factor for suicide and include critical thinking, stress management, conflict resolution, ...

Promote Social Connectedness and Support Promote Social Connectedness and Support

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Social support and connection are key protective factors against suicide. Positive and supportive social relationships and ...

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35 Web-Page-Web-Page jplist-topic-Preventing-Suicide jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Support 0 308556 308556 Full Page "Social support and connection are key protective factors against suicide. Positive and supportive social relationships and community connections can help buffer the effects of risk factors in people’s lives. Programs and practices that promote social connectedness and support are one element of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention." This web page from SPRC.org explains how connectedness and support are important in suicide prevention. Access the page

Promote Social Connectedness and Support

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Full Page "Social support and connection are key protective factors against suicide. Positive and supportive social relationships and community ...

Virtual Learning Lab: Campus Suicide Prevention Virtual Learning Lab: Campus Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Page "Suicide is a very sensitive, complex issue. So, effective prevention requires more than just one event or program. Preventing ...

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36 Learning-Modules-Learning-Modules jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Suicide-Support 0 308557 308557 Full Page "Suicide is a very sensitive, complex issue. So, effective prevention requires more than just one event or program. Preventing suicide requires a deliberate, comprehensive approach. This online learning lab consists of different modules that can assist colleges and universities with setting goals, planning, and implementing effective suicide prevention programs and trainings." This learning module from SPRC.org describes the importance of suicide prevention on college campuses. Access the Virtual Learning Lab

Virtual Learning Lab: Campus Suicide Prevention

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Full Page "Suicide is a very sensitive, complex issue. So, effective prevention requires more than just one event or program. Preventing suicide ...

State Suicide Prevention Resources State Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Full Directory This directory from SPRC.org includes a list of suicide resources by state."Suicide prevention efforts can have greater ...

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37 Resource-Directory-Resource-Directory jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-suicide-prevention jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center 0 308558 308558 Full Directory This directory from SPRC.org includes a list of suicide resources by state."Suicide prevention efforts can have greater power when they move beyond a single organization to reach a whole community. Find out what’s going on in your state and consider ways to join with partners to have a greater impact. Find your state below for information and resources, including:" Read the full article

State Suicide Prevention Resources

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Full Directory This directory from SPRC.org includes a list of suicide resources by state."Suicide prevention efforts can have greater power when ...

Zero Suicide Toolkit Zero Suicide Toolkit

Zero Suicide in Health and Behavioral Health Care

Full Toolkit In this toolkit from SPRC.org, you will be able to navigate through the site and learn how to prevent suicide."Navigate the ...

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38 Took-Kit-Took-Kit jplist-topic-SPRC jplist-topic-SPRC-org jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-Suicide-Prevention-Resource-Center jplist-topic-Zero-Suicide jplist-topic-Zero-Suicide-Toolkit 0 308559 308559 Full Toolkit In this toolkit from SPRC.org, you will be able to navigate through the site and learn how to prevent suicide."Navigate the Zero Suicide Toolkit by clicking on an element below. Within each element section, find a description of what each element is, why it is necessary to Zero Suicide implementation, a summary of supporting research, and key readings and tools. Use the navigation bar that appears at the top of each element page to jump between sections." Read the full article

Zero Suicide Toolkit

Took Kit

Full Toolkit In this toolkit from SPRC.org, you will be able to navigate through the site and learn how to prevent suicide."Navigate the Zero Suicide ...

Risk of Suicide Risk of Suicide

National Alliance of Mental Illness

Full Article In this article from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, you will learn the dangers of suicide and how to recognize the ...

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39 Article-Article jplist-topic-NAMI jplist-topic-National-Alliance-Of-Mental-Illness jplist-topic-Suicidal-Thoughts jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Suicide-And-Addiction jplist-topic-suicide-prevention 0 308560 308560 Full Article In this article from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, you will learn the dangers of suicide and how to recognize the signs. "Suicidal thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and are therefore considered a psychiatric emergency. Someone experiencing these thoughts should seek immediate assistance from a target="_blank" health or mental health care provider. Having suicidal thoughts does not mean someone is weak or flawed." Read the full article

Risk of Suicide

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Full Article In this article from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, you will learn the dangers of suicide and how to recognize the ...

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Article from SELF by Anna Borges

Anna Borges says, "In an ideal world, no parent would ever have to think about watching their kid for warning signs of suicide. But the ...

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40 Article-Article jplist-topic-Mental-Health jplist-topic-Parent jplist-topic-suicide jplist-topic-Teen 0 376920 376920 Anna Borges says, "In an ideal world, no parent would ever have to think about watching their kid for warning signs of suicide. But the reality is, we need to be talking openly about suicide and suicidal ideation to reduce stigma and to keep children, adolescents, and young adults safe."This article talks about the increase in suicide among teens in the last decade and how to approach the subject with them to help prevent it.

9 Things All Parents Should Know About Teens and Suicide

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Anna Borges says, "In an ideal world, no parent would ever have to think about watching their kid for warning signs of suicide. But the reality is, ...

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Article from Psychology Today by Lisa Firestone Ph.D.

According to Lisa Firestone, "There’s nothing more frightening than the concern that someone you know may be at risk for suicide. And ...

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41 Article-Article jplist-topic-prevention jplist-topic-suicide 0 376987 376987 According to Lisa Firestone, "There’s nothing more frightening than the concern that someone you know may be at risk for suicide. And yet, suicide risk is a much more common crisis than many of us imagine."This article outlines 5 steps you can take to reach out and help someone in order to prevent suicide.

Be the One to Help Save a Life from Suicide-Copy

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According to Lisa Firestone, "There’s nothing more frightening than the concern that someone you know may be at risk for suicide. And yet, suicide ...

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