Offering Hope: Creating a Suicide Safer Community

Offering Hope Creating a Suicide Safer Community by:  DeAnna Pearl, Certified Prevention Specialist Every time I do a presentation, training or outreach, I get the same questions and comments:  How can you talk to someone who is suicidal?  OR I am afraid to ask the person if they are suicidal because it might cause them to […]

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October 29, 2018

Problem Gambling and Suicidal Behavior

Problem Gambling and Suicidal Behavior A Primer for Law Enforcement Expert from Tony Salvatore  Law enforcement personnel often see the collateral damage caused by problem gambling, sometimes in themselves or their peers. Yet, they may know less about the most harmful effect—the substantial suicide risk that problem gamblers bear. Several lists of major suicide risk […]

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October 29, 2018

Suicide Safer Communities Are NOT a Moral Failing

Suicide Safer Communities Are NOT a Moral Failing Mental Health, Suicide and Depression  Crisis Resources Tillamook Family Counseling Center (24 Hours) (503) 842-8201 OR (800) 962-2851 Oregon Lines for Life (877) 273-8255 Nacional para la Prevención de Suicidio (888) 628-9454 (servicio en español) 44,965 people died of suicide in 2017, more than car accidents, prostate […]

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October 29, 2018