Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reverend Sherry & Carter: Show

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AFSP/SPRC add Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers of Older Adults to Section III of the Best Practices Registry (BPR)

This eight-hour gatekeeper training program has been added to Section III of the BPR under the category Educational and Training Programs. Training is available to qualifying institutions in Massachusetts at no charge from the Samaritans of Merrimack Valley, MA, and … Continue reading

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SAVE Launches Initiative to Help People Bereaved by Suicide

In 2010, SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) sponsored the first Survivor and Bereavement Leadership Summit in Minneapolis, bringing together 20 of the nation’s leading suicide survivors and experts to help SAVE align its goals with the needs and interests … Continue reading

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Study links suicide and lack of sleep in teens, Reuters, Jan. 27, 2011

A new study from researchers at Idaho State University and the University of Michigan supports a correlation between sleep problems and suicidal thinking in teens, which could potentially help parents and other adults identify teens at risk for suicide. “It’s … Continue reading

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For post-traumatic stress victims, Pentagon video game may help healing, The Washington Post, Jan. 31, 2011

The Department of Defense’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology has just unveiled a new video game intended to help soldiers and their loved ones learn about post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) in an anonymous online setting. The game, which is … Continue reading

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Texas: UMDNJ offers helpline for soldiers stationed at Fort Hood in Texas, NJ.com, Feb. 2, 2011

A brand-new 24-hour helpline called Vets4Warriors is now available to soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. The new service is an extension of the Vets2Vets program, which is run by the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the … Continue reading

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