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By On September 10th, 2016

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is today, September 10th. This day is within the larger framework of the entire month of September which is Suicide Prevention Month. There are many statistics that are disturbing and shocking about the suicide rate. The one that I continue to find powerful is the comparison of the number of deaths…

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By On April 22nd, 2016

Suicide Rate Up 24% Since 1999

Probably because, along with many of you, I am remembering Prince upon his passing yesterday, the song “1999” floated through my head when I read the CDC’s latest report on suicide rates. For more reason than one, I wouldn’t mind traveling back to 1999 today. Sadly, our rates of death by suicide are up in…

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