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The Atlantic

Rowan Moore Gerety

28 December 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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A street-level view of White Bird Clinic's CAHOOTS program in Eugene explains its appeal as a cost-saving, humane alternative to sending the police to 911 calls concerning mostly minor problems involving homelessness,...

The New York Times

Megan Specia

6 December 2020

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England

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The Bearded Fisherman, a mental health charity formed by two men with their own past struggles with mental illness and homelessness, runs a weekly, virtual community support group, takes crisis-intervention calls, and...

The Oregonian

Carol Cruzan Morton

28 November 2020

Washington, United States

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An alliance between health professionals and gun owners has increased suicide-prevention education and training through multiple initiatives in many states. Groups like Washington’s Safer Homes and Forefront Suicide P...

The New York Times

Benedict Carey

23 November 2020

United States

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Veterans Affairs' Reach Vet program uses an algorithm weighing 61 factors to flag veterans deemed at highest risk of suicide. While its results have not been shown to affect the suicide rate, it has more than doubled ...

The New York Times

Roni Caryn Rabin

17 November 2020

United States

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A public-education campaign to enlist gun owners in suicide prevention work by first informing them of the problem's scope has spread to programs in 21 states. Although the campaign's ultimate effects on suicide rates...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Hannah Wallace

13 November 2020

Sacramento, California, United States

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An initiative being piloted in the Sacramento hospitality industry aims to decrease the stigma restaurant workers face when talking about mental health concerns with their peers. This peer-to-peer mental health suppor...

The Baltimore Sun

Ben Leonard

23 October 2020

Maryland, United States

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Two years after Maryland adopted a law allowing for court orders denying gun access to people at high risk of harming themselves or others, police and the public have invoked the law far more often than in most states...

PBS

Sarah Weiser

21 October 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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In the 1960s, a psychologist and a team of researchers in San Francisco began sending “caring letters" as a means of suicide intervention, but the practice didn't continue outside of the research study, despite showin...

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

Marissa Plescia

7 October 2020

Minnesota, United States

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The Rural Mental Health Outreach program in Minnesota is helping farmers in the region to tackle mental health challenges that are related to the stresses involved in their profession. Other states have taken notice o...

KUNC

Leigh Paterson

29 September 2020

Craig, Colorado, United States

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"Voluntary storage" of guns is a growing movement that seeks to reduce gun suicides while avoiding political clashes with gun-rights advocates by instead promoting safety without government coercion. The Means Matter ...

Boise State Public Radio (KBSX)

Heath Druzin

29 September 2020

Utah, United States

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Concerned about the high numbers of suicides in the state, Utah's local government introduced a three-pronged approach to preventing further suicides that hinged on targeting gun owners and Second Amendment activists....

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Molly Bohannon

31 August 2020

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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In Arizona, a teen-run suicide prevention hotline connects teens who need someone to talk to with a peer operator who works to listen to and calm the caller. The volunteer teenage operators don't offer medical advice ...

Edutopia

Nora Fleming

6 March 2020

Clovis, California, United States

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To decrease the stigma of talking about mental health, a high school in California's Central Valley began "inviting students to attend formerly adults-only meetings and including them in planning groups to expand ment...

Health Affairs

Rob Waters

February 2020

Trieste, Italy

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In Trieste, Italy, accessing mental health care resources is made easier by an approach that allows for people to seek assistance without the fear of being punished. In most cases throughout the region, mental health ...

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Kaelyn Forde

9 January 2020

Springfield, Missouri, United States

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Although people often only showcase the best moments of their lives on social media platforms, a handful of celebrities have started sharing their mental health struggles which in turn has helped decrease the stigma a...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Anikka Abbott

23 December 2019

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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To help address domestic violence and intervene in crises such as suicide and addiction within Native American communities, a decades-old culture-based program offers workshops that "foster healing through embracing c...

NPR

Yuki Noguchi

12 December 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Making mental health a priority at the workplace reduces the risk of suicide. The RK construction company in Salt Lake City has responded to employee suicide by changing its workplace culture. The company has implemen...

Los Angeles Times

Soumya Karlamangla

1 December 2019

California, United States

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Implementing checklists to prevent suicide risks can reduce the number of deaths by suicide in psychiatric facilities. Since 2007, Veteran’s Affairs medical facilities across the country have successfully reduced the ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rory Linnane

26 November 2019

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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In the wake of two consecutive Greenfield High School student suicides, what can the Milwaukee-based school district learn from other initiatives across Wisconsin? Schools in Northeast Wisconsin work with the Sources ...

The New York Times

Benedict Carey

11 November 2019

Glen Oaks, New York, United States

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Self-injury tactics have been increasing among adolescents, but psychologists are finding success with implementing specialized forms of therapy. Typically used with those diagnosed with a personality disorder, a spec...

The Laconia Daily Sun

Roberta Baker

31 October 2019

New Hampshire, United States

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Elementary schools in New Hampshire are implementing several programs to help build resiliency in their students and reduce the risk of suicide. One program includes introducing trauma care coordinators, while anothe...

Time Magazine

Mandy Oaklander

24 October 2019

Tennessee, United States

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Medical professionals throughout the United States are starting to implement mental health screenings during routine care in order to better assess those at risk of suicide. Using a combination of health records and q...

The Laconia Daily Sun

Roberta Baker

23 October 2019

Laconia, New Hampshire, United States

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New Hampshire K-12 schools are trying a variety of different initiatives to try to reduce the rates of suicide amongst youth. So far, two school-based prevention programs – one used in New Hampshire and one used in Sw...

Bitterroot

Julia Hotz

18 October 2019

San Diego, California, United States

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Studies have routinely shown that spending time outdoors is good for health, so programs are being implemented in the United States in order to increase children's access to getting outside. From California's Outdoor ...

The Laconia Daily Sun

Roberta Baker

18 October 2019

Tilton, New Hampshire, United States

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High school students in Tilton, New Hampshire are learning how to be peer counselors as part of a program that aims to destigimatize the notion of seeking help for mental health concerns. The program, which has been i...

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