Monthly Archives: November 2010

12th Annual National Survivors of Suicide Day to Bring Thousands Together Worldwide

Day of Healing for Survivors of Suicide Loss Around the World Saturday, November 20, 2010 Over 275 simultaneous conferences for survivors of suicide loss will take place throughout the U.S. and around the world. This unique network of healing conferences … Continue reading

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AFSP and Johnson Family Foundation Host Roundtable on LGBT Suicide

In the wake of multiple youth suicides in which anti-gay bullying was believed to have been a contributing factor, AFSP partnered with the Johnson Family Foundation to hold a roundtable discussion with leading LGBT organizations on suicide and suicide risk. … Continue reading

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AFSP Announces New Planned Giving Campaign

Supporters Asked to Consider Bequests, Other Planned Gifts As part of an effort to increase support for suicide prevention research, education and advocacy, as well as for programs for survivors of suicide loss, AFSP has launched a new campaign to … Continue reading

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Out of the Darkness Community Walks Raising Needed Funds and Awareness

Over 220 Walks Taking Place Nationwide, $5.2 Million Raised to Date Register Today at OutOfTheDarkness.org The 2010 Out of the Darkness Community Walk campaign is in full swing, with over 220 community walks in 49 states scheduled through the fall. … Continue reading

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SPRC and AFSP Issue Progress Review of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, Recommendations for the Future

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center and AFSP have released a report, Charting the Future of Suicide Prevention, which reviews developments in the field of suicide prevention in the nine years since the U.S. Surgeon General issued the National Strategy for … Continue reading

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Charting the Future of Suicide Prevention: A 2010 Progress Review of the National Strategy and Recommendations for the Decade Ahead

This document was prepared in August 2010 by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC )and Suicide Prevention Action Network USA (SPAN USA). This report provides an overarching look at the field of suicide prevention in the United States to identify … Continue reading

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Army reports record number of suicides for June, USA Today, July 2010

Soldiers killed themselves at the rate of one per day in June, making it the worst month on record for Army suicides, the service said Thursday. There were 32 confirmed or suspected suicides among soldiers in June, including 21 among … Continue reading

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Rev. Sherry & Allie: Show

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Reverend Sherry & Carter: 2 Shot

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Reverend Sherry & Allie: Pt 2 v2

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Father Bob & Jasper

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Reverend Sherry & Allie: Part 1

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Reverend Sherry & Allie: Pt 2

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Mom’s Suicide May Raise Child’s Odds for Later Suicide Attempt, Oct 21, 2010, Health Day News

New research out of Sweden suggests that a mother’s suicide may influence the risk for later suicide attempts in her children, even more so than the suicide of a father. The research doesn’t prove that suicides by parents, either the … Continue reading

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Veterans Affairs promotes suicide prevention hotline

Last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs put up nearly 1,200 advertisements on city buses, bus shelters, rail and subway stations across the nation displaying a message of hope for those who have served their country and may be facing … Continue reading

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Maternal or Paternal Suicide and Offspring’s Psychiatric and Suicide-Attempt Hospitalization Risk

This research published October 2010 in Pediatrics found that maternal suicide is associated with increased risk of suicide-attempt hospitalization for offspring, beyond the risk associated with maternal accidental death. However, paternal suicide is not associated with suicide-attempt hospitalization. Future studies … Continue reading

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Mental health groups call on President Obama to recognize military personnel who commit suicide, chicago Tribune, October 12, 2010

The American Psychiatric Assn. on Tuesday urged President Obama to reverse a long-standing policy of withholding condolence letters to the families of U.S. servicemen and women who commit suicide. “A reversal of this policy to allow condolence letters to family … Continue reading

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SPECIAL REPORT: Prison suicide rates rise; solitary confinement adds to risk, Poughkeepsie Journal, October 17, 2010

Just days from her 23rd birthday in June and six months before possible release from prison, Danaroy Countryman did something that an unusually high number of state prison inmates have done this year. She hanged herself in her cell. Countryman’s … Continue reading

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