More adolescents than ever are struggling with their mental health. While not a shock, this reality comes with concerns: How do we help adolescents? How do we fix mental health issues? Where do we target adolescents who need the help? The Boston Herald’s Kathleen McKiernan investigates the answers that we as a community so desperately need in Special Report: Schools face surge in suicide attempts.
Last week, more than 100 people from across Washington gathered at the University of Puget Sound to learn methods to prevent suicide on our college campuses.
The University of Arizona has been getting a lot of attention -- deservedly -- for its comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. It calls its program Project Lifeline.
One of the novel aspects of this program is that it directly engages the university's academic units in suicide prevention.
Tragedy, frustration and the hope for change come together in a recent opinion piece by Auburn Reporter regional editor Mark Klaas. Coping with a youth suicide close to home reflects on the aftermath of the death of a Green River Community College international student on March 3.