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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 September 10th, 2014

World Health Organization Recognizes Global Suicide Epidemic

Today, September 10th, is World Suicide Prevention Day.  Ahead of this annual recognition of how many lives have been lost to suicide, the World Health Organization (WHO) published its first report on suicide prevention, recognizing it as a worldwide problem.  The WHO report notes the statistic that every 40 seconds, a person living somewhere in…

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