Suicide Prevention Research & News

June 2019


Texas VA hosts first ever Veterans Whole Health Summit & Benefits Fair

Mother becomes son's voice following his suicide

Alarming rise of suicides and scope of prevention

At summit following teen's suicide, youths ask adults to listen

LoveLoud, Dan Reynolds place emphasis on stopping LGBTQ suicides

Op-ed by U.S. Rep. Susan Wild: ‘I can only make sense of the loss of my partner in life if I can save someone else’s life’ 🎥

Suicide prevention conference discusses how to help veterans


Hundreds convene in Helena for suicide prevention conference

NYPD Commissioner: Department To Rethink Suicide Prevention Procedures 🔊

Suicide prevention conference coming to Cape July 25

New law strengthens suicide prevention training for teachers

LO Youth Council spreads the word about suicide prevention 🎥

Veterans in Congress introduce bill to track effectiveness of suicide prevention programs

NCAD Spotlight: Treatment Programs Can Make Suicide Prevention Part of Their Core Mission

Governor signs bill extending Suicide Prevention Council

Hundreds attend suicide prevention conference in Helena 🎥

CHSAA now requires all coaches to take mental health, suicide prevention course 🎥


Fence installed on Lorain Road Bridge to prevent suicide after several deaths 🎥

Police: NYPD officer found dead after suspected suicide; 4th case for department in June

Suicide prevention plan approved in Wellington County

The HOTH Takes PRIDE In Supporting Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Initiatives for Our Nation's LGBTQ Community

Getting word out on suicide prevention

Hancock residents get lesson in suicide prevention

Ohio State suicide prevention program continues to grow, teach


VA’s top suicide prevention official departing in July

New Buffalo casino raises funds for suicide prevention in memory of Anthony Bourdain 🎥

Governor signs bill extending suicide prevention council. Here’s why it’s important.

New App Aims to Increase Access to Suicide-Prevention Resources 🔊

Helping parents help suicidal kids

Aaron Zaruba Foundation donation leads to free suicide prevention counseling program

Suicide prevention hotline to continue even without gov’t support — HopelinePH


Suicide prevention training in Yuma

How Can We Prevent Suicide? 🔊

Tennessee Colleges Will Now Have To Create Suicide Prevention Plans

BCOM librarians to train promotores in suicide prevention, HIV/AIDS

Jeff Elhart: Suicide prevention involves everyone

Plymouth area restaurants raise suicide awareness


How suicide prevention is becoming part of Anthony Bourdain's legacy

'A Cook's Tour' raises money and awareness for suicide prevention 🎥

Suicide prevention among schoolmates championed by student-run ‘Hope Squads'

West Orange Human Relations Chairwoman to Head Suicide Advocacy Coalition

Pitt County psychologist weighs in on rising suicide rates in U.S. 🎥

Suicide Rate Rises, So Does The Fight

VA Announces Renewed Focus On Mental Health Outreach

The Washington Post Boosts Elderly ‘Rational Suicide’


VA Vows To Reach Young Veterans Where They Are

AP Investigation: Many US Jails Fail to Stop Inmate Suicides

Care providers seek to raise awareness for veterans' mental health

Illinois Farm Bureau takes action to combat high suicide rate among farmers

Senate Budget Doesn't Restore Funds for Mental Health Programs 🔊

As seniors go into twilight years, some of them privately mull ‘rational suicide’

SEMC employees participate in QPR suicide prevention training


Schools struggle with unfunded mandates

Measure to let VA docs help vets get medical marijuana withdrawn after agency objects

Suicide rate for Native American women is up 139% 🎥

'Taking it one day at a time': New Miss North Dakota talks about winning, her suicide prevention platform

Suicide prevention group receives $5,000 grant

New Data Reinforce the Need for Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Efforts

Suicide prevention program for farmers starts in Skagit County


Police, lawmakers urge passage of bill to support mental health of officers 🎥

Crisis Intervention Team seeks support for training classes

Veterans Agency to Offer New Depression Drug, Despite Cost and Safety Concerns

‘We need to talk about it’: Local group hosts art show for suicide prevention

AdamFest | Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention 🎥

Plans Are In Motion for Suicide Prevention Summit

Mental health and the C-suite: Who's at risk?

Senate Finance Chair: There's Suicide Prevention Money Still In Budget


Suicide Prevention Program to be introduced at two East Texas schools this fall 🎥

VA releases Request for Information, seeks strategies for ways to end Veteran suicide

Suicide prevention program to be introduced at Robert E. Lee High School 🎥

Need for bipartisan veterans suicide prevention bills highlighted at committee hearing

Senator Pushes to Move Forward With 911-Style Veterans Suicide Hotline

Colorado Springs teen nationally recognized for work in suicide prevention 🎥

Four counties and an upcoming suicide prevention study

WisEye Morning Minute: "Kids in Crisis" Suicide Prevention Panel Conversation 🎥

Push for suicide prevention commission continues: "It could save lives" 🎥

Suicide prevention campaigner found hanging in her room


Coronado bridge suicide prevention 🎥

Needham father channels grief into educating others about suicide prevention 🎥

Parishes continue suicide prevention efforts

Suicide Prevention Advocates Host Capitol Day in Trenton

Veterans suicide prevention efforts will include more discussions on firearm safety

Summer project: Suicide prevention

Your Healthy Family: Springs art show supports teen suicide prevention 🎥

Suicide prevention resources


Wisconsin Task Force On Suicide Prevention Focuses On Young People 🔊

Experts discuss and bring awareness to suicide prevention 🎥

Suicide prevention talk today can save help lives

Marshfield Clinic hosts suicide prevention training

Dozens of Oregon media outlets collaborated on suicide prevention coverage — here’s what they learned.

Opinion: Commentary: Making Suicide Prevention a Priority

Taco John's, Jonah Bank donate $14,500 for suicide prevention

LETTER: Suicide prevention deserves high priority

Suicide among teens and young adults reaches highest level since 2000

Family-owned Winona business holds suicide prevention fundraiser


As I See It: We all have a part in suicide prevention

Task Force on Suicide Prevention set to hold third meeting 🎥

Portland company building suicide prevention net for Golden Gate Bridge 🎥

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie Says Suicide Prevention Is His Agency's Top 'Clinical' Priority

Advocates Urge Ohio Senate To Restore Funding For Suicide Prevention

Erie County picked for suicide prevention study


Move-in crucial time to support resident mental health, suicide study suggests

Coaxing veterans into treatment to prevent suicides

How Dayton region can stop record increase in teen suicides 🎥

Erie County picked for suicide prevention study


8 truths about mental health you might want to consider

Grant opportunity for youth suicide prevention

Experts: Start talking about aging and suicide

Love Island's Malin Andersson opens up about her suicidal thoughts following the death of her newborn daughter


US Army vet walking across America to raise awareness about PTSD, veteran suicide 🎥

Millennials saw dramatic increases in drug-related, alcohol-induced and suicide deaths in recent decade, data shows 🎥

Maine Governor Comes out Pro-Suicide

3rd NYPD officer commits suicide in last 9 days 🎥

Apparent suicide closes I-275 lanes in Tampa

SC prisoners train to help prevent suicides by fellow inmates

Educator at suicide prevention symposium says 'this is information we need' as teen rates increase

IWTC Monterey Sailors Employ New Tactics to Enhance Suicide Prevention

Refugees to get mental health support

Downey, Houghtaling Bills to Require Safe Storage of Firearms, Establish Suicide Training Course Clear Panel

Suicide's Link to Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care

WashU Expert: We must address suicide in gun violence in America 🎥


North Dakota woman recognized for suicide prevention efforts

Teen Suicide Prevention: Educators gather in Waco to help shine light on ' "preventable epidemic' 🎥

Suicide prevention curriculum gives students tools to thrive, not just survive

Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

New Coalition Pushes 2020 Candidates to Prioritize Mental Health

4Cs introduces new mental health initiative

FEATURE-End of a 'cure'? U.S. ban on gay conversion therapy gains ground

Arizona police officer helps save distressed man on bridge after offering a hug 🎥

Which Early-Life Conditions Are Linked to Risk for Suicide?

AdamFest | Suicide Prevention 🎥

FOR YOUR HEALTH: Five Ways To Help Prevent Veteran Suicide

Gabapentinoids Tied to Suicidal Behavior and Unintentional Overdose


Kids in Crisis: 'You're Not Alone' to be screened as part of suicide prevention public hearing at Ripon College

Women of AT&T Rocks work to raise awareness for suicide prevention

Death of Former 5th Fleet CO Stearney Ruled a Suicide

New study finds worrying trends in Hawaii’s rates of suicide, drug deaths 🎥

Gov. Bill Lee speaks at 9th National Suicide and the Black Church Conference 🎥

New Survey Finds Suicide Is a Major Risk for LGBTQ Youth

Column: The urgency to prevent suicide by veterans

Recession-related suicide on the rise in male mental health patients

Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality


Grant opportunities for youth suicide prevention

Lawmakers work across the aisle for suicide prevention 🎥

South Korea's suicide rate declines, but not among elderly

What's killing Nevadans? Suicide, cancer among top 10 causes of death in the Silver State 🎥

To stop the tragic rise in LGBT suicide, the Trevor Project is fighting against conversion therapy

With suicide attempt rates up for LGBTQ+ teens, experts explain how to be an ally 🎥

Turning Their Mess Into A Message: Robin Roberts, Sheryl Sandberg On Trauma And Loss

A voice for suicide prevention

Trying to stem the tide of rising teen suicide rates


Veteran Suicide Prevention and Awareness Campaign

Mom wants answers from school after bullied gay son’s suicide

The Second National Rally to Prevent Suicide on the Steps of the U.S. Capitol

Denton County Commissioners declare June as Veteran Suicide Awareness Month

Coaxing Veterans Into Treatment to Prevent Suicides

Senior Corps RSVP Volunteers working to prevent veteran suicides 🎥

Middle-aged white men have the highest suicide rate in the country 🎥

Study Finds 39 Percent of LGBTQ Youth and More Than Half of Transgender Youth Report Having Considered Suicide in the Past Year

Understanding high suicide rate in building sector


His Suicide Note Was a Message to the Navy. The Way He Died Was the Exclamation Point

Officers raise over $2K for suicide prevention

Baptist Hospital Placed On Lockdown After Suicide In Parking Lot 🎥

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide 🎥

Matt Valliere: Dutch rape victim's tragic death a wake-up call to examine euthanasia and the mentally ill 🎥

'A tidal wave of problems': texting on the mental health frontline

Louth suicide prevention - call for a community-based approach

A Friends-and-Family Intervention for Preventing Teen Suicide

'13 Reasons Why' linked to 28.9% rise in youth suicide rates in the month after show's release, says study

Council campaign to tackle suicide attempts in Dundee


Remembering John: Schenectady woman advocates for suicide prevention

Veterans Stand Down delivers connections, services

Soldiers' odds for suicide quadruple when loaded gun at home

SpeakOut hotline promoted on schools, sheriff’s vehicles

Group continues push for mental health awareness through benefit concert 🎥

Foss: We need to talk about suicide

Revving up mental health awareness

Parents demand answers after 12-year-old takes Uber to suicide 🎥

After Husbands' Suicides, 'Best Widow Friends' Want Police Officers To Reach For Help

Running ‘One Mile an Hour’ to help suicide prevention programs 🎥


Resources available about suicide prevention

Big miners urged to join FIFO suicide prevention cause

Health professionals: Responsible suicide reporting can save lives 🎥

CHP officers in Santa Barbara help suicidal subject

Push for 3-digit National Suicide Prevention Hotline 🎥

When seniors turn to suicide

Smart suicide surveillance tool could help prevent deaths

Readers respond: Make suicide prevention a priority

Albany Watch: Suicide prevention, solitary confinement


Capitol Watch: Suicide prevention, cat declawing ban

Governor signs Ellison's bill on suicide prevention

Hashtag aims at inspiring real conversations about depression, stress, other emotional issues

As teen suicide rates rise, brain imaging is starting to answer questions of why

Family Says Yearbook Omitted Entry for Daughter Who Died by Suicide

Who Is Mya Vizcarrondo-Rios? New Details On The Bronx Girl And Victim Of Bullying Who Killed Herself After Being Sexually Assaulted

Smart suicide surveillance tool could help prevent deaths


Suicide prevention: Lives lost, lives saved

Governor signs 36 bills into law; includes enhanced suicide prevention measures in schools

Native Youth Suicide Prevention Camp 🎥

Cheese Cup asks anglers to converse, fish for suicide prevention

N.H. Press Association recognizes excellence in Granite State journalism

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro was planning Vegas trip day before suicide

Dane County Jail deputies stop inmate from committing suicide

Local Woman's Mission to Help First Responders 🎥

Boyle column: Should we report more on suicides?

Children's graves in a row: the Indigenous youth suicide emergency

Caitlyn Jenner Speaks Out About Mental Health Portrayals In Film And TV 🎥


Suicide Prevention Signs Installed on Narrows Bridge

Capitol Watch: Suicide prevention, solitary confinement

Suicide help for bereaved families 'sadly lacking'

Story of teen who died from suicide now helping spread a message of hope 🎥

Gov. Wolf: Statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force Created to Strengthen Supports for People in Crisis

Suicide rates spike in the spring

Kids in Crisis: Brunswick High School first in the state to launch program to train students in suicide prevention 🎥

Family upset after teen who died by suicide was excluded from yearbook 🎥

Police officers are at higher risk for suicide than rest of population. Here’s how they can get help

A Closer Look at Federal Funding for “Gun Violence” Research

100 New Jersey preteens have attempted suicide by poisoning since 2018

Hotter weather linked to increase in suicide among elderly, study led by University of Hong Kong finds

49ers' Solomon Thomas passionate in his fight for suicide prevention