Stories tagged with: Suicide Prevention

December 9, 2010 - 1:43pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

A Harvard study on mental health recently revealed that the rate of suicide is higher in a home that includes a gun. 

Thursday the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office donated 100 gun locks to the Muskingum County Suicide Prevention Coalition.

Studies show that in the course of the day nine U.S. children die because of gun fire, some by their own hands.

"We know for the vast majority of young people and adults who think about suicide they probably wanted a way out...

October 9, 2010 - 4:19pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Every 17 minutes a person in the U.S. commits suicide.

The Human Services Tech club at Zane State College hosted a "Walk of Hope" Saturday morning to help spread awareness about suicide prevention.  

"We want to get out to the community that it's safe to talk about it, it's okay to talk about suicide, that it's not a bad word," said volunteer Christine Pratt.

More than 30,000 people commit suicide every year. It's the third...

October 23, 2009 - 8:52pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

One Zane State club is walking to spread awareness about suicide prevention.

The Human Services Tech Club is holding its first "Walk of Hope," which Club Secretary, Brooke Papageorge says took about three months to put together.

"It's something we put together to help people walk out of darkness for hope and for light, to just take one day at a time and to realize that people do need somebody to talk to. You know, depression really hurts, " says Papageorge....

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