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NYU Moves To Prevent Suicides

Posted 08.20.2012 | College

New York University has enclosed the 12-story atrium in its main library with digitally-inspired, perforated aluminum screens in an effort to prevent ...

Madoff, My Son & NYU

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

As the mother of a suicide victim, the news of 46 year-old Mark Madoff's apparent suicide by hanging earlier this morning, has left me... I don't exac...

The First 'Get Your Wellness On' Fair Has Already Saved A Life

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

With the help and support of friends and readers, I organized the first Get Your Wellness On -- A Suicide Awareness & Prevention Fair to create opportunities where we can be of help to the over 33,000 people die of suicide every year in the U.S.

Library Suicide Barriers Will Become Permanent Fixtures

Washington Square News | Anita Sengupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Lexan glass barriers installed in the upper balconies of Bobst Library will be a permanent fix, NYU spokesman John Beckman said. The panels were ...

Presidential Proclamations - June 1986 - Suicide Prevention Month

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Was Ronald Reagan's proclamation 5500 of June 1986, the last proclamation concerning Suicide and Mental Health? This is what one of my readers told me...

Growing Pains Star Andrew Koenig -- Death By Suicide

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Until someone I loved took his own life, I didn't know that every minute in the United States a person attempts suicide, and every sixteen minutes in the United States a person dies by suicide.

Andrew Koenig -- Death By Suicide

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Before it touched me, I didn't know that every minute in the United States a person attempts suicide.

Andrew Williamson-Noble Suicide: NYU Student Jumps To Death In Bobst Library

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE 5:15pm EST, 11/3: The full text of NYU President John Sexton's email to the school community is below: The Death of an NYU Student It is w...