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May 20, 2019

The Day My Whole Life Changed

August 23, 2011, is a day that I will never forget. It was the day my brother took his life…

Depression, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Month, News, Suicide...
December 11, 2018

How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).…

Mental Health First Aid, News, Suicide
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American flag with dog tags
November 6, 2018

Suicide Among Veterans and Why It Matters

Why do so many veterans die by suicide? Thomas Ricks is a contributing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, he reported…

News, Suicide, Veterans
September 18, 2018

Cutting the Stigma

Damien Johnson owns and operates Charlotte, N.C.’s No Grease Barber School and knows firsthand how mental illness impacts his clients. Johnson…

Depression, Guest Commentary, Men, News, Suicide
September 14, 2018

What I Learned After I Lost Two Brothers to Suicide

A death by suicide is often met with a would’ve, could’ve or should’ve. If he would’ve told me, maybe I…

Guest Commentary, Men, News, Suicide
September 10, 2018

10 Signs of Suicide

In June, designer Kate Spade’s and chef Anthony Bourdain’s suicides reminded us that suicide does not discriminate. It can impact…

News, Suicide
August 28, 2018

The Many Faces of Mental Illness

The face of mental illness can be deceptive, hidden behind big smiles, wide eyes and exuberant expressions forced into place…

Anxiety, Men, News, Suicide
August 10, 2018

With Mental Health First Aid There is Hope After Loss

Esther Ha was 21 when she died by suicide. She had been living with depression for years, something that, across…

Suicide, ThriveNYC
July 25, 2018

Depression in Older Adults: How to Help

Our beloved America is in constant mourning over the many people who have lost their lives to suicide. From celebrity…

Be The Difference, Depression, Guest Commentary, Men, News, Suicide
July 6, 2018

Is Social Media Impacting Youth Depression?

This article originally appeared on Read it here. In July 2017, my 20-year-old son’s best friend, Jack, took his own…

Guest Commentary, News, Suicide, Technology, Youth Mental Health
June 20, 2018

How Youth Mental Health First Aid Dispels Myths About Suicide

With the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide prevention and mental health awareness are a significant part…

Guest Commentary, News, Schools, Suicide, Youth Mental Health
June 15, 2018

Honoring Spade and Bourdain: Help Prevent Suicide With Mental Health…

In a week that was marred by tragedy, the world lost two icons: Designer Kate Spade on June 5 and…

News, Suicide