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April 2, 2018

Puerto Rico’s Suicide Rate Continues to Rise

In the wake of Hurricane Maria – a true climate catastrophe – thousands upon thousands of residents of Puerto Rico…

Be The Difference, Health Disparities, News, Suicide
February 12, 2018

The Cost of Ignoring Our Doctors’ Mental Health

Five years ago, family physician Pamela Wible began compiling a list of doctors who have completed suicide. Since then, she…

Healthcare, News, Suicide, Workplace
February 2, 2018

Extending My Son’s Legacy With Mental Health First Aid

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Suicide
February 2, 2018

Extending My Son’s Legacy With Mental Health First Aid

I am a mom and a suicide loss survivor. The tragic loss of my 26-year-old son, Jared Coffin, almost three…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Suicide
January 30, 2018

Suicide Prevention in the Wake of Logan Paul

After facing multiple waves of criticism for uploading disturbing footage of a dead body found in Japan’s “suicide forest,” YouTube…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
January 17, 2018

Facing a Mental Health Challenge? There’s a Resource for That

One in five Americans will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, and more than 20 million Americans ages 12…

Be The Difference, Depression, Eating Disorders, News, Substance Use, Suicide
January 3, 2018

This Former NFL Quarterback is Tackling Mental Health Off the…

You may think jumping out of a car traveling 75 miles-per-hour would be a good reason for someone to seek…

Be The Difference, Men, News, Sports, Suicide
December 29, 2017

LGBQ Youth Face High Risk of Suicide

LGBQ adolescents are far more likely to plan or attempt suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, according to 2015 survey from…

News, Suicide, Youth Mental Health
December 27, 2017

Offering Hope by Knowing How to Help

Thank you for letting me know I’m not alone. —    Crisis Text Line user Americans tap, swipe or click their…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
October 27, 2017

A Cup of Coffee with Room for Suicide Prevention

At any coffee house in the country, you can get a solid cup of coffee, do some work, catch up…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
October 25, 2017

Breaking the Silence: One Cop’s Story of Hope and Courage…

If you haven’t read Part I of Sgt. Eric Weaver’s inspirational story, click here. In 2002, a fellow officer and…

Be The Difference, Guest Commentary, News, Public Safety, Suicide
September 29, 2017

Continue to Be a Lifeline as Suicide Prevention Month Comes…

Hilda Marie’s worst nightmare was unfolding right before her eyes. Teetering at the edge of the platform was a woman…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide
September 13, 2017

Self-Injury Isn’t Always a Warning Sign for Suicide

Your close friend has been talking lately about feeling depressed. She’s spending more and more time alone at home, she’s…

Be The Difference, News, Suicide