suicide prevention

Opinion

Opinion: Veterans Org Urges More in Fight Against Suicide – Inside Sources

While the Department of Defense has created an independent committee to assess its efforts to prevent suicide in the ranks of the military, at least one organization says more needs to be done. Warrior Call, a nonprofit organization working to prevent veteran suicide, is urging Defense to take action on mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) sustained by

Mental Health

With students in turmoil, US teachers train in mental health

One of his 12-year-old students felt her world was falling apart. Distance learning had upended her friendships. Things with her boyfriend were verging on violent. Her home life was stressful. “I’m just done with it,” the girl told Luna-Herrera during the pandemic, and shared a detailed plan to kill herself. Another student was typically a

Events

MATFORCE Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Month with 2 Free Events for the Community

MATFORCE, a primary prevention organization focused on stopping youth drug use before it starts, recognizes through research that thoughts of suicide are often closely associated with substance use. We can all help prevent suicide. Every year, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and other mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. raise awareness of suicide

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