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'It's an epidemic': Greece police chief calls for cultural shift to prevent officer suicide

So far this year, at least 158 members of law enforcement have died by suicide in the U.S. One group that tracks the statistics says police departments...
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Mon, 09/23/2019 - 7:01am
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Veterans Outreach Center staffs up, focuses on suicide prevention

Rochester’s Veterans Outreach Center has hired new staff and is stepping up its efforts to prevent suicides, executive director Laura Stradley said. The...
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Fri, 09/06/2019 - 8:04pm
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Youth suicide rates increasing in Rochester, nationwide

A study published this week finds suicide rates among teens and young adults are accelerating across the country, and local clinicians say the Rochester...
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Tue, 06/18/2019 - 2:28pm
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Connections: How to help children who struggle with suicidal thoughts

New research shows the number of children and teens visiting emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts to take their own lives has doubled...
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Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:02pm
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Suicide deaths missing from opioid overdose data, experts say

Today, Chacku Mathai is the CEO of the Mental Health Association of Rochester. But at 15, he wanted to die. Describing himself as an immigrant kid with...
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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:55am
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Mental health diagnosis often missing among soldiers who attempt suicide

Many American soldiers who attempt suicide have no prior mental health diagnosis, according to the most recent study to make use of data collected by...
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Wed, 08/29/2018 - 1:49pm
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A simple phone call can reduce suicide risk

The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show suicide rates continuing to climb nationwide. In New York, the CDC found...
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Wed, 07/18/2018 - 1:38pm
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Connections: Discussing suicide prevention and loss

The recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have sparked concern among mental health advocates, who note that celebrity suicides can have a...
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Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:03am
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WATCH: Suicide prevention

https://youtu.be/o1f9YCEAgyg Suicide rates are rising across the U.S. and they are a leading cause of death in our country according to the Centers for...
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Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:20am
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Connections: Challenges faced by sibling survivors of suicide loss

Each year, more than 44,000 people die by suicide, leaving their friends and family looking for answers. Experts say siblings are often overlooked, and...
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Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:15am
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