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Month: August 2020

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Suicide Prevention: Know the Signs, Make a Difference

By sarahbb / August 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Suicide Prevention: Know the Signs, Make a Difference

National Suicide Prevention Week is coming up, beginning Sunday, September 6th. This comes at a particularly crucial time as ongoing social distancing has increased the dangers of isolation for a … Read more

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Miriam Smith: Suicide Attempt Survivor

By sarahbb / August 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Miriam Smith: Suicide Attempt Survivor

Miriam Smith is currently a class facilitator for NAMI De Familia a Familia, a NAMI support group facilitator, NAMI In Your Own Voice presenter, NAMI Connections facilitator and also a board … Read more

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Returning to School: Children’s Mental Health When There Is No “Normal”

By sarahbb / August 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Returning to School: Children’s Mental Health When There Is No “Normal”

For many children and young adults, the start of the school year is right around the corner. If you are a parent, you have been undoubtedly inundated with countless emails … Read more

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Three new mental health programs coming to Illinois

By lynseybates / August 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Three new mental health programs coming to Illinois

August 3, 2020 KHQA https://khqa.com/news/state/il-dept-of-human-services-announces-three-new-mental-health-programs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced on Monday three new mental health programs designed to provide additional support for Illinois … Read more

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Pandemic’s effect on already rising suicide rates heightens worry

By lynseybates / August 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Pandemic’s effect on already rising suicide rates heightens worry

Aug 11, 2020 By Sandya Raman The Daily World https://www.thedailyworld.com/news/pandemics-effect-on-already-rising-suicide-rates-heightens-worry/ Officers in Los Alamos, New Mexico, were called to check on an individual earlier this year, and after breaching the … Read more

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