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Sandy Hook Promise: Turning Pain Into Prevention - Newsweek

Newsweek Sandy Hook Promise: Turning Pain Into Prevention Newsweek Lit-up angels hang from a tree in Monroe, Connecticut, on January 14, 2013, on the one-month anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, which killed 20...
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How providers are measuring mHealth's real value - mHealthNews

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How providers are measuring mHealth's real value
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Much of the debate surrounding mHealth concerns its actual worth to the healthcare system. More specifically, how should we define that "value"?
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Crisis Counseling by Text Message—Teens Now Have Another Way to Get Help

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The third leading cause of death for young people in the U.S. between ages 10 and 24 is suicide. One text-based crisis hotline is trying to beat the odds.

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Crisis hotlines now available through text - Deseret News

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Crisis hotlines now available through text
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It especially helps young people keep up their reputation or allow them to still get through to a hotline if someone that's threatening them is nearby, The Times reported.
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New suicide risk assessment tool to be used in hospitals

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A team of doctors in Ottawa have created a new survey to help assess the risk of suicide at hospital emergency departments, which is expected to help fill a void in mental health care for youth.
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A parent's perspective: The plus sides of texting - Times-Standard

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A parent's perspective: The plus sides of texting
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When I thought about it, I realized that Crisis Text Line was being smart and making it easy for teens to reach out when they were hurting.
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Schools Fall Behind In Helping Students With Mental Health Issues - NPR

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Schools Fall Behind In Helping Students With Mental Health Issues
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A recent Newsweek investigation found that at many colleges and universities, being open about a mental health disorder can mean getting kicked out of school.
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Mental health services expanding in county - HeraldNet

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Mental health services expanding in county
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... expanding in county. advertisement | your ad here. By Sharon Salyer, Herald Writer.
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This is happening elsewhere too. We're finally seeing some of the post sequestration budget adjustments take affect.

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Suicide Prevention Is Everybody's Business

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Suicide prevention, not a particularly pleasant topic, is very healthy to talk about it. Because suicide is everybody's business, it's important to know.
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Countering the Social Stigma of Depression - Depression Center - Everyday Health

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The social stigma of having depression can be difficult to deal with. Learn more about countering your own and others' misperceptions about depression.
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UPenn freshman, 19, jumps to her death - Allentown Morning Call

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UPenn freshman, 19, jumps to her death
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A University of Pennsylvania freshman jumped to her death Friday evening in an apparent suicide.
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Rate of suicide among NM Native American youth is nearly four times the ... - Farmington Daily Times

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Suicide is the leading cause of death among WA teenagers

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SUICIDE is now the most common cause of unexpected death among WA teenagers.

Via ReGenUC
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ReGenUC's curator insight, January 5, 2014 5:57 PM

Following investigation by WA Ombudsman.

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Adolescent mental healthcare after Sandy Hook - The Hill (blog)

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We urgently need a discussion about when and how to intervene when a parent is actually damaging the mental health of a child.
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Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is adding more late-night shifts - The Idaho Statesman

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Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is adding more late-night shifts
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The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline has added three late-evening shifts — Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday — to its current Monday to Friday schedule.
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Minn. text hotline - Minnesota Public Radio News

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By KYLE POTTER Associated Press. ST. PAUL, Minn. — The name says it all: TXT4Life. Minnesota lawmakers are moving to add the text message-based suicide prevention program to the existing statewide phone hotline, ...
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Suicide hotline director says call volume on track to double in 2014 - Idaho Press-Tribune

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Suicide hotline director says call volume on track to double in 2014 Idaho Press-Tribune Idaho's suicide rate is 49 percent higher than the national average, yet the director of the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline said the state's “bootstrap”...
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Why Mental Health Is Key To Living A Healthy Lifestyle | The Light ...

Why Mental Health Is Key To Living A Healthy Lifestyle | The Light ... | Text Hotlines | Scoop.it
Health and wellness starts in the mind. Renewing your mental health should be the first step in any lifestyle or weight loss journey. Listen to the audio player to hear how conditioning your mind will help you reach your goals.
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County to consider funds for mental health - Santa Maria Times

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County to consider funds for mental health Santa Maria Times The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider allocating Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services an additional $1.2 million for the current fiscal year after...
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Quit Smoking For Better Mental Health? - WebProNews

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Quit Smoking For Better Mental Health?
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A number of studies have been done regarding how smoking impacts the body.
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Depression, suicide text line launches Jan. 20 in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff ... - Lake Forester

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Depression, suicide text line launches Jan. 20 in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff ...
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Text the phrase “847HELP” to 274637 if you or someone you know is suicidal or depressed. Available 24/7 starting at 9 a.m.
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211 hotline data serves as look at local woes - The Newark Advocate

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211 hotline data serves as look at local woes
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This past year, many women called the 211 Crisis Hotline about financial assistance, while men called more often about emotional issues, based on call statistics for 2013.
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Nonprofit expands mental health services for youth - Hamilton Journal News (subscription)

Nonprofit expands mental health services for youth Hamilton Journal News (subscription) Community Behavioral Health — run by Community First Solutions — has been operating on Breiel Boulevard in Middletown since acquiring Comprehensive Counseling...
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Suicide rate of young veterans increasing - 10News

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Suicide rate of young veterans increasing
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The rate of young veterans (ages 18-29) committing suicide has increased nearly 50 percent in the past few years, yielding 60 suicides for every 100,000 vets.
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Funding would boost Native youth suicide prevention - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

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Funding would boost Native youth suicide prevention
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