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Stories with subject: Suicide prevention
  • Colorado county grapples with high suicide rate 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:02 pm
  • GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - Police knew about the suicidal tendencies of nearly a third of the people who killed themselves in Mesa County in the first half of last year, according to a new study that found gaps in monitoring, counseling, drug treatment and other areas in the county where the suicide rate is double the state's and triple the nation's.

  • W.Va. teen recognized for suicide prevention work 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 8:52 am
  • MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - It's said lightning never strikes twice, but for Hedgesville teen Carrie Shade, her second Shorty Awards nomination for her anti-suicide awareness efforts is just as unexpected and exciting as her first.

  • Suicide prevention bill for Neb. schools advances 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:26 pm
  • LINCOLN, Nebraska - A bill that would require suicide awareness and prevention training for Nebraska public-school employees has won initial approval in the Legislature.