“Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows”

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This October 17, 2014 Health Day article posted on the Philly.com website talks about how teens who feel they are accepted by peers and family members tend to be at a decreased risk for suicide.

“Summit addresses mental health of teens”

 

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This June 19, 2014 Washington Post article talks about Teen mental health from the perspective of teens and those in their lives.

“‘Please Live’ will host community mental health fair”

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This May 12, 2014 talks about a free community mental health fair to be held on March 18, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm at the Palmyra Church of the Brethren.

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“Mechanicsburg woman’s nonprofit takes aim at mental health issues”

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This May 4, 2014 article on The Sentinel Cumberlink.com website talks about the efforts of one woman to help reduce the stigma of mental illness while trying to also reduce the number of suicides among teens. Her non-profit organization is called “Please Live” and has a website at http://pleaselive.org

Sunday, Pretty colours to welcome Sunday morni...

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“Students take aim at youth depression and suicide with ‘I’ve got your back’ message”

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This January 29, 2014 article on the Central Pennsylvania Patriot News website talks about Aevidum a group formed by and for students in response to a teen suicide.  They recently held a basketball tournament to raise awareness about suicide, mental illness and other issues faced by teens.

 

Map of the 67 counties of the Commonwealth of ...

Map of the 67 counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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