#Suicide Ideation


Former WWE Star AJ Lee Opens Up About Being A Suicide Survivor

During an appearance on the Maurice Benard: State Of Mind YouTube channel, former WWE star AJ Lee opened up about having bipolar disorder and talked about being a suicide survivor:. “When I was 19 or 20 when I had overdosed and had my first suicide attempt when I became a...
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Texas author donates book profits to suicide awareness

WACO, Texas – Author Thomas Fellows is using his talents to help others overcome the same challenges he has faced. “I have been suicidal twice,” Fellows said. “I have bipolar disorder, and so I’ve been through a lot of pain in the last few years.”. His book, Mrs. Dubose’s last...
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Revisiting: Suicide Prevention and Awareness with Victoria Secrist

Revisiting: Suicide Prevention and Awareness with Victoria Secrist. We’re continuing our second week of looking back at past episodes by revisiting our September episode on Suicide Prevention. The holidays season can be difficult for many people, including those who already struggle with depression or suicidal ideation. Dr. Fredrick’s interview with Victoria Secrist is just as important as ever, helping de-stigmatize and clarify the issue of suicide with the ultimate goal of prevention.
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Is Pro-Life Evangelicalism Killing Adoptees?

Adoptee statistics are rare, but one that is often shared is that adoptees are four times more likely to attempt suicide than nonadoptees. It’s dated research and not a widespread study, making it problematic. But if adoptees were more widely studied, my hypothesis is that our suicide-related statistics would be...
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Belmont community examines results of Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Student mental health is on the minds of educators and parents in Belmont, as recent survey results show increased levels of youth stress, depression, and suicidal tendencies more then a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. Belmont Public School students in grades 7-12 were given the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)...

Surviving Mental Health Stigma Is a Literal Act of Survival

Content warning: This blog contains a discussion of suicide and suicidal ideation. Surviving Mental Health Stigma Blog — that’s the name of this blog full of tips and advice to get through moments of stigma, overcome it, and so on. Often, that’s how I approach writing for this blog: what tips can I share? What have I gone through that might be useful to others?

Suicide assessment and follow-up care

Nursing skills and implications. Suicide is a preventable and growing public health risk, and nurses are in a prime position to provide assessment and follow-up care. Many nurses lack sufficient education to assess suicide, but a growing body of information is available. Nurses’ role in suicide prevention includes assessment, safety...

Voices: Learning how to live again after losing a loved one to suicide

If you or a loved one need help regarding suicide, you can call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service’s 24/7/365 free support line at 1-833-456-4566. You can also text 45645 between 2 p.m and 10 p.m. As a young girl, I never really understood the clichés surrounding growing up and ‘how...
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UHV faculty holds training for community volunteers

For Sneha Nayar-Bhalerao, her counseling skillset is something that should be shared to help as many people as possible. That’s why she and Abran Rodriguez, another University of Houston-Victoria professional counseling faculty member, offered training for child advocates in Victoria. Through virtual webinars and workshops, the UHV professional counseling faculty...

UT students describe impact of triggering language on healing process

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of suicide. A senior in high school, Hannah Tyler called her dad to talk about college applications. They did what they always did when they spoke: laughed, joked, found humor in any situation. Three days later, Tyler’s father died by suicide. “There’s a lot...

Death of bullied Utah girl draws anger over suicides, racism

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — When her 10-year-old daughter tried spraying air freshener on herself before school one morning, Brittany Tichenor-Cox suspected something was wrong with the sweet little girl whose beaming smile had gone dormant after she started the fifth grade. She coaxed out of Isabella "Izzy" Tichenor that a...

Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: From Across the Divide on Guns, Diverse Leaders Advise on Preventing Firearm Suicide

Yearlong collaborative Convergence Dialogue tackles source of 60% of gun deaths. WASHINGTON, DC / ACCESSWIRE / December 7, 2021 / Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, the leading nonprofit devoted to bridging divides and developing solutions to intractable public issues, today shared findings and solutions emerging from the yearlong Convergence Dialogue on Guns and Suicide Prevention at a panel discussion with some of the leaders who participated in the collaborative dialogue.

New Mexico Suicide Deaths Increase in 2020

SANTA FE - The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced today 520 New Mexico residents died by suicide in 2020; this is an increase of five suicides as compared to 2019. New Mexico had the fourth highest age-adjusted rate for suicides in the nation in 2019, (which is the most recent year for which US data are available). New Mexico had a crude suicide rate of 24.6 deaths per 100,000 residents in 2020, which is 23% higher than the crude rate in 2010 (19.9 deaths per 100,000 residents).

Exploring the meaning of life in ‘The Midnight Library’

TW: mentions of suicide ideation and attempted suicide. Somewhere between life and death, Nora Seed finds herself wandering the marble hallways of a never-ending library; “The Midnight Library.”. English novelist and author of ”The Midnight Library,” Matt Haig, has written several fiction and non-fiction books. Regardless of their genre, his...

Mooresville suicide prevention effort stresses importance of recognizing warning signs, reaching out to others for assistance

The Mooresville Graded School District and the Town of Mooresville partnered with Susan Tolle of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) on Wednesday night to show the community that “Talk Saves Lives” in the wake of a recent student death by suicide at Mooresville High School. Representatives of AFSP, the...