09/13/2013 11:54 am ET Updated Nov 13, 2013

Inside The National Suicide Hotline: Preventing The Next Tragedy

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As more Americans commit suicide, some in the field question the effectiveness of current prevention programs. Over the last 15 years, public policy and federal funding have shifted toward a broader mental wellness movement aimed at helping people deal with anxiety and depression that could eventually lead to suicidality. But that shift may have left those most at-risk of suicide without the support they need.

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