Suicide Prevention Research & News

May 2019

05/31/2019:

Suicide rates in Wolverhampton highest amongst men 🎥

Rep. Gil Cisneros and others release letter on Servicemember and Veteran suicide crisis

Largest Suicide Prevention Membership Organization Calls for Dedicated National 3-Digit Hotline Number

CDC Study: Suicide rates up 21.7% after '13 Reasons Why' debut 🎥

Suicide increase linked to 13 Reasons Why

Two Montana Youth Organizations Receive $250,000 For Suicide Prevention Project

Kid journalists take on suicide, climate change, and homelessness

Leap of faith: Inmates save suicidal man with laundry cart 🎥

PA Governor Creates Suicide Prevention Task Force

Veterans Honor Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day and Provide Suicide Prevention Resources

Maine students trained in suicide prevention 🎥

Wolf administration creates suicide prevention task force

Pediatricians don't always get adequate suicide-prevention training

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

05/30/2019:

Local suicide prevention task force helps lawmakers write two state bills 🎥

Native Youth Suicide Prevention Camp in Bismarck, May 31-June 1

Resources available to raise awareness about suicide prevention

Twin Falls High School receives grant for suicide prevention

Clarksville first Tennessee city to train its entire workforce on suicide prevention 🎥

NY student raising money and awareness for suicide prevention 🎥

19 Idaho Schools Receive Grants for Suicide Prevention Programs

Suicide Prevention Efforts Announced

'Australia needs to appoint a minister for suicide prevention' 🎥

Another study points to link between '13 Reasons Why' and increased youth suicides

Thrive Range to receive grant funding from Minnesota Dept. of Health

Sharp Rise Seen in Teen Self-Poisoning Suicide Attempts

Record number of suicide callouts in Norfolk

05/29/2019:

Mother uses daughter’s death to warn parents of suicide assistance websites 🎥

A Homegrown Comedy Show Shines a Light on Suicide, Depression 🔊 🎥

Pushing Suicide as Merely a “Choice”

Memorial for soldier who died by suicide sheds light on PTSD 🎥

Government says 'no' to suicide reduction target recommended by Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry 🎥

Suicide rates rising: How you can help those with suicidal thoughts

Waikato mother launches suicide prevention app after son's scare

One candidate’s suicide prevention plan: Annual mental health check-ups for all troops, high schoolers

Firth, Fremont schools get suicide prevention grants

Coatesville youth present funds to 2 suicide prevention groups

Suicide Numbers Of Young Girls On The Rise, Says Study

Site Safe publishes report on suicide in construction

‘We need to do better to support men’: Julia Gillard’s suicide prevention message

DOD Officials Urge Troops to Seek Mental Health Help Without Fear

05/28/2019:

New OU study profiles changing face of suicide in Ohio

New organization aims to help people access mental health care 🎥

Nurse Suicides: Getting Help Before It’s Too Late

Tribcast: Dave Clements discusses suicide prevention

Football clubs first for ‘groundbreaking’ suicide prevention scheme

Suicide-prevention bills try to shield youth from trauma

Iowa employers develop suicide prevention strategies to help those in need

Bridge Angels: Bay Area group bringing awareness to veteran suicide on Memorial Day 🎥

Rising suicide cases: Psychiatrists brainstorm, proffer solutions

Doctor, are you taking care of your mental health?

In Utah, veterans are more vulnerable to suicide. One program hopes connecting veterans with each other will help save lives.

Giving Up Guns: High-Risk Veterans Are Ready To Talk About It

During barbecues and parades, a Sarasota veteran serves as a reminder that many return from war with new battles to face 🎥

05/27/2019:

Suicide can be a workplace issue 🎥

Campus crime, suicide-prevention proposals head to La. Senate

Memorial Day, veteran suicides and a monument to hope

Sitler: Mental health deserves as much attention as physical

T-Birds Together: Student support club at Shawnee Heights promotes mental health

K-Pop Star Hara Transported to Hospital After Suicide Attempt (Report)

05/26/2019:

Providing hope for mental illness

Compassion in Crisis

Love Island's Montana Brown opens up about suffering from anxiety after appearing on the show

2 more young lives lost to suicide

Suicide’s Stigma: How survivors address suicide

Suicide deaths top ODs in Portage so far this year

Rep. Underwood's bill to help prevent suicide among veterans passes House

Youth suicide prevention effort to become law

05/25/2019:

‘Military Strong’ campaign educates Helena groups on suicide prevention 🎥

Suicide prevention bill makes way through Oregon Legislature

Cover Me Veterans offers 'last emotional safety' to vets considering suicide 🎥

Askam suicide prevention event tackles mental health stigma

What to Do If You See Someone Posting Thoughts of Suicide Online

Mayor Adler challenges community to help prevent suicide among veterans 🎥

Once suicidal, teen uses dance to help others struggling with self-harming thoughts 🎥

Brindisi introduces bill to help prevent veteran suicides 🎥

OUR VIEW: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Research Finds Biomarkers May Help Identify People at Risk for Suicide

DeLauro’s proposal to fund gun violence prevention research will soon be voted on 🎥

Suicide rates are climbing among young girls, research says 🎥

Sanford students recognized for suicide prevention efforts

Taking care

05/24/2019:

Actress Justina Machado and California Youth Filmmakers Honored for Directing Change

Sharon Osbourne tearfully opens up about suicide attempt in Loose Women interview 🎥

Listen Connect Help: ARCSP, a resource for those who have lost a loved one to suicide 🎥

Coachella Valley sailor helps vets considering suicide by citing his own internal struggles 🎥

WA: Man posts suicide prevention signs around town 🎥

Bill expanding suicide prevention training deserves lawmakers’ support

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network launches app

He posted suicide prevention signs around his daughters' elementary school. His messages are simple

Why Ladies Might Want Completely different Suicide Prevention Packages Than Boys

Suicide rates amongst youngsters at an all time high in Alicante Province

Federally licensed cannabis producers get in the game with CBD research

Suicides in Southeast Asia on the rise

Children of opioid users more likely to attempt suicide: US study

Teen Suicide Rates Are Increasing As Mental Health Resources Stagnate

GOP Congressman Exposes Flaws In VA Marijuana Research Projects

Reports Examine Impact Of Poison, '13 Reasons Why' TV Show On Teen Suicide Rates

05/23/2019:

Suicide Prevention Grant Funds Projects At Grays Harbor College

Resources available to raise awareness about suicide prevention

Topic of Suicide Prevention Presented to Council 🎥

Social networks and suicide prevention

How mental health checks may help restaurant workers temper destructive stress 🎥

Yellow Ribbon Club holds talent show for suicide awareness

Suicide prevention network announces launch of new app

Plans to combat veterans suicide, boost VA benefits move ahead

Hartford’s Institute of Living notches $1M to study suicide prevention

Researchers questioning if social media plays role in rising suicide rates of teenagers 🎥

VA Uses Community Health Partnerships for Suicide Prevention

NRL boots hit the ground to help prevent Indigenous youth suicide

Children of opioid users more likely to attempt suicide: U.S. study

05/22/2019:

Thomas Wisnieski: Veteran suicides and firearms
Our view: Preventing deaths of despair

Talking about suicide prevention and mental health 🎥

DoD recognizes Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Suicide Prevention efforts across the island
Sanford students recognized for Suicides Awareness Efforts

The job of preventing suicides one case at a time

Stress and rigorous work schedules push a doctor to commit suicide every day in the US: ‘We need them, but they need us’

Suicide prevention program looking for student ambassadors

Speaker's Task Force on Suicide Prevention visits La Crosse 🎥

Brindisi veteran suicide prevention bill passes House 🎥

Prince William Highlights Suicide Prevention on River Thames: ‘A Simple Hello Can Save a Life’ 🎥
 

05/21/2019:

Suicide prevention task force visits La Crosse 🎥

Advocates Visit Baton Rouge to Urge Lawmakers to Strengthen School Suicide Prevention Efforts

Teen suicide and mental health: America's deadly, costly problems that have no end in sight 🎥

Community works together the prevent suicide

Grassroots Suicide Prevention in Brighton awarded £30,000

Life after suicide — for an ABC News correspondent

Minnesota National Guard takes look at itself, makes changes after 12 soldier suicides 🎥

Suicide Rates Sharply Increase Among Young Girls, Study Finds

Gold Coast to host international congress for suicide prevention and intervention

Suicide Rates 2019: More Girls Turn To Lethal Means To End Life 🎥

Addressing rising cases of suicide among teenagers in Nigeria

Teen suicides have surged at twice the speed amongst women in comparison with boys within the final decade 

05/20/2019:

Sign of the times: suicide prevention campaign launches in Bristol 🎥

Advocates Visit Baton Rouge to Urge Lawmakers to Strengthen School Suicide Prevention Efforts

Come out May 25 to help vets face PTSD, prevent suicide

Julie Cerel - Youth Suicide Prevention - Connections with Renee Shaw 🎥

Suicide rates still a concern despite progress in education and awareness

Crawl4Life to bring awareness to veteran suicide

Just released: Proceedings from inaugural Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention

Dramatic rise in suicide rates among girls aged 10 to 14

Gap in suicide charges among teen boys, girls is closing: Look

05/19/2019:

“Aftermath” photography exhibit hopes to start conversations about suicide prevention 🎥

Boston police commissioner: High priority is preventing officer suicides

Preventing suicides: Prevention efforts ramp up as suicide rates continue to rise in Michigan

Letter: We must make suicide prevention a priority

Clark Co. firefighters raise suicide awareness among first responders at 'Those Left Behind' event 🎥

Gap in suicide rates among teen boys, girls is closing: Study 🎥

Bikers ride to raise awareness for veteran suicide 🎥

In three steps, help is on the way.

05/18/2019:

Suicide Prevention Hotlines Struggle to Keep Up with Spike in Activity Following Celebrity Suicides

‘LUTH Suicide Prevention Initiative has saved 50 lives in two years’

Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds 🔊

 

Dublin VA unveils new community-focused plan to help veterans in crisis 🎥

Commentary: Bill focuses on suicide prevention

HOPE Fair raises $3,000 for suicide prevention in schools

'ADI'S ACT' PASSES OREGON HOUSE, REQUIRES SCHOOL SUICIDE PREVENTION POLICIES

National speaker keynotes suicide prevention forum

Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko & Jelly Roll Promote Suicide Prevention In "EF U" (Easier for You)" Video 🎥

ISU expanding mental health efforts and suicide prevention

Misawa AB recognized by DoD for Suicide Prevention for the second year in a row

Suicide prevention advocates lobby Woodlands for special resource officer

05/17/2019:

When Doctors Are At-Risk for Suicide

Study: ‘Deaths of despair’ could drop with EITC, minimum wage boosts

Talk Saves Lives presentation on suicide June 21

Suicide prevention program aims to spread awareness

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers

This family teaches other families about how to spot signs of suicide

Colorado mental health law focusing on children, suicide prevention gets super-charge from health officials

U.S. Senate passes Hawley bill to fund suicide prevention programs for police officers

2 Batavia High Students Recognized For Suicide Prevention Efforts

Suicide prevention is our business

Suicide Awareness and Prevention 🎥

Elko Democrats host suicide prevention advocate

Duval Schools renews partnership with cyberbullying, suicide prevention program

You're Not Alone: A documentary and suicide-prevention toolkit 🎥

 

05/16/2019:

Experts seek input on  ‘unimaginable loss’

Stoic, resourceful – and at risk for suicide

Teenage concussions and traumatic brain injuries linked to suicide

Hundreds of Iowa adults die by suicide annually; increasing minimum wage could help 🎥
Local experts weigh in on new study linking rise in teen suicides to Netflix’s ‘13 Reasons Why

ABC News’ Jennifer Ashton on learning to cope, grow after ex-husband's shocking suicide 🎥

Event highlights suicide awareness, prevention; honors veterans

Suicide prevention in Montana: We must do better

Chair of Suicide Prevention Coalition resigns for lack of help

Students talk about suicide prevention at vigil 🎥

Teens are anxious and depressed, but treatment to prevent suicide is hard to find

Suicide Prevention Lifeline call center expanding 🎥

Focus on suicide prevention 🎥

05/15/2019:

Upcoming "END 22 Hike" Will Support Therapeutic Equestrian Program 🎥

Veteran Who Spent More than a Decade as Active Duty Marine Weighs in on Military Suicides 🎥

Suicide prevention minister: Tech firms need to tackle Wild West online world

‘We Need A Dedicated Suicide Prevention Hotline’

Yale Scientists Discover Possible Route to PTSD-related Suicide Prevention

A national traveling suicide prevention exhibit has made its last stop in Frankfort on Tuesday

Questions to help parents talk about suicide prevention 🎥

Parenting Coach and Educator Says Suicide Prevention Begins in Preschool

Routt County volunteer opportunities: REPS recruiting Suicide Prevention Advocates

05/14/2019:

Suicide prevention and mental health

HOPE squad brings peer-to-peer help to teens in need at Phoenix Charter School

More than 15,000 suicide deaths reported in Ohio in 10 years

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide

COD, May 14, 2019: More needs to be done to stop veteran suicides

VA’s voluntary research genetics program reaches 750,000 Veteran partners

Matteson police issue suicide prevention message after recent calls

Beyond the 'whys' of suicide, new director instigates action

Suicides on the rise in Fond du Lac County 🎥

Ohio’s suicide rate jumps 24 percent from 2008 to 2017, study says

Cumbria wide support for cadet's suicide prevention message

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic?

Parenting Coach and Educator Says Suicide Prevention Begins in Preschool

Saving lives through suicide prevention education 🎥

Suicide Prevention Advocates Raise Their Voice for Mental Health in Columbus

How to discuss suicide prevention, awareness with your child 🎥
 

05/13/2019:

Weatherly Opens Up to Help Suicide Prevention in Navajo County

Watch: Hope Center’s suicide prevention ‘Hopeline’ available to anyone, anywhere, anytime

Allegheny County Jail spends $237K on 4,600 suicide prevention blankets for all inmates

Suicide Prevention Advocates Raise Their Voice for Mental Health in Columbus

Family and friends remember the life of Mishawaka teen and push for suicide awareness 🎥
Arctic Council suicide prevention project focuses on circumpolar youth

Suicide prevention plan endorsed

Up Close: Dr. Jen Ashton shares information on suicide in new book

New Ohio University study profiles the changing face of suicide within the state

Suicide in Vermont: Risk Factors, Insights and Tools to Help Friends and Loved Ones in Crisis

05/12/2019:

Suicide Prevention Network gets national press

Bilirakis, Deutch Back an Effort to Expand Teen Suicide Prevention Efforts

A game changer in suicide prevention

Family, friends mourn Southeast High School student who died by suicide 🎥
Rae Rae’s Bakery raises awareness for mental health 🎥

Iraq's problem in addressing suicide

ROBERTS: Suicide: More common than ever

05/11/2019:

Federal bill would help suicide prevention in schools

Phoenix-area teacher has hopes for suicide prevention training law 🔊

Suicide prevention starts with a conversation 🎥

‘Hilarious World of Depression’ host to join suicide awareness walk

SJHS students working on teen suicide prevention, awareness

ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Shares Her Story Of 'Life After Suicide' 🔊

05/10/2019:

New Law Requires Teachers to Get Suicide Prevention Training​

Support Connor’s Climb and other suicide prevention efforts
Parliament passes Charlie Angus's motion to establish national suicide prevention action plan

Suicide prevention and school threat bill introduced in Congress

Bereaved father leads NHS movement against suicide

Lackey Bill to Expand LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Centers Heads to State Senate

In First, Pentagon to Release Information on Military Dependent Suicides

Rep. Chris Stewart gets additional $3 million to help fight the national suicide crisis

When Do People Commit Suicide?

Corrections officer speaks out about high depression rate on the job 🎥

Suicide Prevention Program For Middle-Aged Men

Commentary: How you can help during Mental Health Awareness Month

05/09/2019:

Hints from Heloise: Suicide prevention

Veterans and suicide risk: The warning signs — and how to get help 🎥 📅

Suicide prevention forum hits close to home for Danville teen's family 🎥

Suicide prevention services need greater consistency says police officer stationed in Kimberley hotspot

Merkley, Wyden: Suicide prevention must be year-round effort

MAPS Student Safety Advisory Committee addresses suicide prevention

In panhandle, VA head Robert Wilkie talks about suicide prevention, other vet needs

Sandy Hook Promise Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of the STANDUP Act, Suicide Prevention and Threat Assessment Legislation

Thomas Wisnieski: Prevent suicides by reducing access to firearms

Google, Trevor Project will use AI to combat LGBTQ youth suicide

Nurse Suicide: Under the Radar

05/08/2019:

Rutland hospital eyes suicide prevention

Ducey signs bill requiring teachers to undergo suicide prevention training

SummitStone offers free training to help prevent suicide

Grants awarded to 9 organizations in Utah for suicide prevention, including 1 in Southern Utah 🎥

Motion calling for national plan on suicide prevention passes in Ottawa

Developing a suicide prevention program tailored to middle-aged men

Suicide prevention aim of messages on North River bridge

What to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Grieving a Suicide

Google Grants $1.5 Mil to Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Research

Briefly Noted: Children’s Mercy receives endowment to research adolescent depression, suicide prevention

Military veterans suicide rate an issue

05/07/2019:

Suicide-Prevention Training for All

Suicide prevention requires prayer AND action

Suicide Prevention, Meet First Responders event set

Senator's bill would speed up Coronado Bridge suicide prevention project 🎥

Annual suicide prevention event on May 18

LiveWell, GCCC host national suicide awareness exhibit

Student-run event supports suicide prevention awareness

Survivors group awards grants for youth suicide prevention

Spotlight on ‘Rattle The Stars’: Reducing Mental Health Stigma, Preventing Suicide

Concert tribute to late Pleasanton teen

Aiding low-wage workers is a matter of life and death — literally

Scientists Debate On What Causes Suicide Attempts 🎥

OPINION: ‘Funding football programs is not suicide prevention’

Suicide prevention hotlines receive a 200% increase in calls after celebrity suicides

Can Addressing Suicidal Behavior and Alcohol Use Together Prevent Suicidal Behavior by Teens?

05/06/2019:

MT Psychologist: Time to Rethink Suicide Prevention 🔊

safeTalk sessions in Grand Falls-Windsor tackle suicide prevention

Agencies focus on suicide prevention for Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Dr. Jennifer Ashton on 'Life After Suicide': ‘The recovery for me was definitely in stages' 🎥

Judge says Alabama failed to protect prisoners from suicide

Entertainment Industry Seen as Valued Partner in Reversing Trends of Suicide

Study: More young people are attempting suicide by overdose

Danette Mitchell: A suicide crisis — are we failing our youth?

Who do we blame?

LGBTQIA community needs better mental health resources

05/05/2019:

Lawmakers OK suicide-prevention training in schools

Louisiana needs a no-sell gun registry for suicide prevention 🎥

Rugby for Research raises money for suicide prevention

Judge: Alabama prison suicide prevention inadequate, needs oversight

Community Connections: Arm yourself with the skills to prevent suicide

Experts to Discuss Suicide Prevention Among Youth

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide

Youth suicide crisis: How can families, government and the medical community help? 🎥 

Facebook's effort to stop suicides reveals a worrisome gap between Silicon Valley tech companies and healthcare experts

Support ‘can stem indigenous suicide epidemic’

05/04/2019:

Therapy-oriented website may help cope with suicidal thoughts

Psychiatrists offer advice on how to reduce suicides

Many autistic children contemplate suicide, screens suggest

THEIRS: 195 reasons to avoid ‘13 Reasons Why’

Incarcerated young people die from suicide more than others of their age, according to a new study

Brockville councillor: Going public about suicide

Suicide rate in SC prisons hits record high as mental health problems grow

Motion for national suicide prevention strategy to be voted on next week

Governor Cuomo announces release of first suicide prevention task force report

Suicide costing Michigan over a trillion dollars

Suicide prevention training bill heading to the Governor's desk 🎥

05/03/2019:

How employers can play their part in preventing suicide

Parkview has ‘heart to heart’ with women

A Website’s Soothing Power of Decreasing Suicidal Thoughts

Teen Suicide: Increasing Number Of Girls 10 To 15 Years Old Trying To Kill Themselves By Poisoning

Suicide’s “contagiousness” is complicated—studies on 13 Reasons Why prove it

A 16-Year-Old's Suicide Calls Attention To Pressures On Girls In India

'You are not alone': Suicide prevention posters put up around Charlotte 🎥

Suicide prevention charity ‘contacted every two minutes’

Gun advocates split on messenger for gun safety and suicide prevention campaign 🎥

Senate throws support behind suicide prevention council bill

GCCC to host ‘Send Silence Packing’ suicide prevention exhibit

Suicide Prevention Advocates to host first Capitol Day in Oklahoma City

05/02/2019:

Grants awarded to suicide prevention efforts throughout Utah

Veterans Falling In Behind Buchanan's Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act

K9s for Warriors unveils Veteran Suicide Prevention billboard campaign 🎥

Kaiser Permanente physician-scientist wins suicide prevention award

Let's talk: Suicide prevention is on forefront of fight against mental health stigma

'13 Reasons Why' suicide link not that simple

Overdose Attempts Skyrocket Among Teens, Young Adults: Study

Teen Lifeline aims to help teen struggling with suicidal thoughts 🎥

Suicidal thoughts? Therapy-oriented website can help

Sharp increase in youth suicide 🎥

Radio host helps raise suicide prevention awareness and funds

Risk of deaths among incarcerated youth by suicide on the rise

From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there's a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts

05/01/2019:

Local woman shares her story in hopes of preventing teen suicide 🎥

Homeless on the margins for suicide prevention

Suicide prevention an enormous need

Preventing veterans’ suicides through faith-based programs

Suicide awareness, prevention talk set for May 6 in Doylestown

On Your Side: Suicide prevention resources for college students 🎥

Teen girls are now poisoning themselves at alarming rates. There are ways to help.