suicide prevention

Courtesy of Hope Squad

A University of Cincinnati sociologist and suicidologist, a champion of the school-based peer support team Hope Squad, finds a significant reduction in "suicide-related stigma" with schools that have Hope Squads. That translates into suicidal kids being more likely to get help.

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A Netflix series has the nation talking and school officials all over the country are joining the discussion, sending emails to parents warning them about "13 Reasons Why."

The Increase In Suicides And Ways To Prevent It

Aug 30, 2016
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September 5 - 11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. A federal study shows the number of suicides in the United States has surged 24% since 1999 and is now at the highest levels in almost 30 years.