Suicide Prevention News

Although not intended to be a complete compendium of every new story published, this page will present curated articles of importance in Suicide Prevention Research & News.

The current month's articles will be found on this page. The links below will take you to articles from previous months.

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Eye onAmerica: Alexandra's Story
Alexandra's Story

CBS Evening News, September 25, 2018

I could easily subtitle this story "You Don't Know what You Don't Know" or "What You Don't Know Can Hurt You." 

Watch/read this tragic story of a young woman who had all the marks of a happy, well-developed, girl...on the outside...but her own personal demons within...and how lessons from her life may help save others.

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Veteran Suicide Avoided

WE are losing too many of our comrades to their personal demons, I want to share my experience in the hopes it can reach 1, or reach 1000. I don't know everyone's dark place, I only know my own, I know the struggle it is to ask for help, and to start getting your feet back under you... but I am here, so I will share my story.

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Emily's Story

KFOX 14 News, February 25, 2019

The Callender family says it is critical to seek professional help if you recognize signs of depression, but it is equally as critical to not be rigid in trying to normalize the situation.

See this poignant story on teen suicide... Every teen is different, every family is different, and every set of circumstances is unique.

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November 2019