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She Started A Suicide Prevention Site At Age 15. It's Still Going Strong.
“People didn’t view me seriously because I was a 15-year-old girl.”
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Same-Sex Marriage Laws Linked To Powerful Drop In Teen Suicide Rate
Tolerant societies have healthier, happier citizens. Period.
Today's Youth Are Being Encouraged To Commit Suicide Through Social Media
Dr. John DeGarmo
Leading Expert in Parenting and Foster Care
For many youth who suffer from abuse, neglect, and depression, they often feel that they have no control of their lives. Indeed, the only place these children often can gain some sort of control is online, usually through the means of social networking.
Lessons in Non-Judgment
Mette Ivie Harrison
Mormon in progress
Then again, judging myself in the past is useless. It's time to move on, to do better, to open myself up to new ways to show
Increase In Youth Suicide Prompts States To Act
Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in s...
Between 2006 and 2014, the suicide rate among people 19 and under increased in at least 36 states. By Michael Ollove SALT
Mormon Church Leaders: There's An Easy Fix To Prevent Mormon LGBT Teen Suicides
President, Rights Equal Rights
Come up with a new and welcoming policy for LGBT Mormons and present it at your General Conference in Salt Lake City next weekend.
Trump, Narcissism And The Bullying Culture: A Therapist's Perspective
Robert is a therapist specializing in the treatment of Trauma,...
We must do better.
Church, State and the Utah Problem
Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter and Human Rights Advocate. Ce...
Utah is an interesting place to live. It's the only state in our nation where the majority of the population belong to one
I Graduated High School with My Pug
Teen Celebrity Syndicated Radio Host
Research has even shown the long term benefits of owning a cat to include protection for your heart. Over the 20 years of
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Survey Identifies 'Final Straw' Stressors That May Be Associated With Teen Suicide
Acne and academic pressure can compound other factors for at-risk youth.
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Thank U Prince, for Saving My Life in High School
Blogger, graphic designer, illustrator & dad
It wasn't until Prince's death, as I relived his music's impact at various times in my life, that I placed that night in the midst of those dark months of bullying and hopelessness.
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A Father’s Painful Crusade Against Bullying 12 Years After His Son’s Suicide
By Lisa Capretto, OWN
“The [bullies] were just children making some bad decisions.”
Insulting Utah, the Public Lands Debate
Director, Sierra Club Outdoors
We're not, as a state, currently doing well taking care of the existing state population and these men believe more roads would help us get more people, but would they also help us solve the major issues of our state?
A Mother Turns Tragedy Of Losing Son Into Gift For Others
A varsity football starter, 16-year-old Kyle Braid led naturally. A standout among his peers for an inclusive, inspirational attitude in addition to exceptional athletic ability, Kyle's positive presence created a deep, wide imprint at an early age.
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U.S. Health Officials Are Finally Paying Attention To Palo Alto School Suicides
The CDC wants to get to the bottom of two separate "suicide clusters" that have rocked a Silicon Valley high school.
Four Mental Health Tips for the Back-to-School Season
Author, curriculum designer, global speaker on suicide prevent...
To have a successful transition back to school and to stay in one piece, you need to develop resources to live mentally healthy and to repair those metaphorical cracks in the brain when everything around you seems like its falling apart you feel like you might crumble.
I Thought It Wouldn't Happen to My Family
Author, Journalist, Advocate, and lover of this life
They are our children, our boyfriends, our husbands, and our mothers and fathers. They are our co-workers, our friends, the dentist who cleans your teeth, and the teacher who tutors your child. They are our daughters and our sons.
The Prevention of Suicide Through Unconditional Love
Chloe Hollett, J.D.
Lawyer, Millennial, Advocate for LGBT Equality, and Transgende...
Although suicide is not seasonally dependent, the festivities may bring many LGBT persons more dread than cheer. Reflect on your relationship with your child this holiday season. A parent's assurances of unconditional love can be the difference between life and death.
Art and Advocacy: Uniting to Fight the Threat of Teen Suicide
Michael D. Shaw
Business owner, commentator, righter
Art and advocacy need not be mutually exclusive pursuits, overrun by the fear that the latter will alienate fans of the former, resulting in a never-ending series of culture wars, political protests, boycotts and controversy.
Has The Summer of Hate Ended?
James D. Diamond
Criminal lawyer and law school professor
Now that the "summer of hate" is over and a new season is upon us hopefully the American public, politicians, mass media and academia will all turn their attention to breaking the logjam. Maybe then, just maybe then Andy Parker will be able to rest. He deserves it.
'It's Now Or Never,' Texted Teen Charged In Boyfriend's Suicide
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