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In Florida’s Murder Capitol, Gun Suicides are Overshadowed by Gun Homicides

Jacksonville, FL: Florida's murder capitol where gun suicides are overshadowed by gun homicides with Jeff Yalden.

Coping with Suicidal Thoughts

Feeling Suicidal? Suicidal thoughts can make you feel as if these thoughts and feelings will never end, but I can assure you this is not a permanent condition.  You WILL feel better again.  In the here and the now, I know this doesn’t sit well with you, but I want…

Teen Suicide

Things you need to know about teen suicide Myth: If a suicideal youth tells a friend, the friend will tell an adult. Fact: Most suicidal young people do not tell an adult.   Good Friends Don’t Keep Deadly Secrets   Warning signs to look for in young people: Change in…

Suicide and Older Adults

What you need to know about older adults and suicide Older adults are at higher risk for suicide than any other age group in America. As our population ages, and unless we all take positive action steps now, suicide rates can be expected to rise among our oldest citizens. Among…

Successful People and Suicide

Three things you need to know about successful people who may become suicidal: Successful people are not immune to suicide. Just because someone has accomplished a great deal, earns a good income, or has great potential, does not mean he or she cannot become suicidal. This risk group includes academically…

Substance Abuse and Suicide

Substance abuse and Suicide What you need to know about substance abuse and suicide. Suicidal people often drink alcohol or use other drugs before they make a suicide attempt. Youth who use alcohol or other illicit drugs are at especially high risk for suicidal behaviors. Even people who otherwise do…