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“When suicide affects our 18- to 24-year olds”

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This March 11, 2014 article in the Healthy Kids segment of the Philly.com website talks about the effect of suicide on college age folks and what parents can do to help their child if their child is affected by the suicide of a peer.  The impact can be felt even if the student doesn’t personally know the student who committed suicide.

Ronie Dalton, the mother of suicide victim, Sp...

Ronie Dalton, the mother of suicide victim, Spc. Jamie Dalton, lays out mementos of her lost son to remember him by at her Columbus home Feb. 25. Dalton’s suicide shocked those close to him, causing them to search for reasons for his death. Soldier’s suicide leaves unanswered questions U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine- Suicide Prevention U.S. Army Suicide Prevention Tool Kit (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Ranking Members Waxman and DeGette Call for Hearing to Examine Impact on Americans with Mental Illnesses of States’ Refusal to Expand Medicaid”

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This March 11, 2014 article on the InsuranceNewsNet.com website talks about a letter that was sent out asking for a hearing to be held to discuss the impact on people with serious mental illnesses who live in any of the 25 states were medicaid expansion did not occur leaving many in a position where they don’t qualify for Medicaid.

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