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Teens send important message to others through ‘Not Even One’ projectAugust 31, 2015
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A group of metro teens has an important message to share to try to help those struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide. The students teamed up with Marillac Treatment Center in Overland Park to launch a teen suicide awareness project at Community American Ballpark.
Gun Laws Associated With Lower Suicide RatesAugust 19, 2015
“When you make a highly lethal method of suicide harder to access, you’re going to lower the suicide rate,” said the lead author, Michael D. Anestis, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. “We need to emphasize evidence-based gun safety among gun owners.”
Suicide on Campus and the Pressure of PerfectionAugust 5, 2015
“Nobody wants to be the one who is struggling while everyone else is doing great,” said Kahaari Kenyatta, a Penn senior who once worked as an orientation counselor. “Despite whatever’s going on — if you’re stressed, a bit depressed, if you’re overwhelmed — you want to put up this positive front.”