Suicide prevention

FILE - In this file photo from Nov. 15, 2006, the Golden Gate Bridge is shown in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier funding OK’d

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden Gate Bridge moved a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials on Friday approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would […]

06/27/2014

Two surfers ride a wave near Fort Point below the Golden Gate Bridge in this May 3, 2014 file photo in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier up for vote

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For John Brooks, the years of waiting for officials to come up with money for a suicide barrier on San Francisco’s majestic Golden Gate Bridge have been agonizing. He has fought […]

06/27/2014

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Suicide Prevention Week informs and educates

Did you know that in the United States one person completes suicide every 14 minutes? Or it’s estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States have been directly affected by a suicide? […]

09/11/2013

Ariel Castro appears in Cleveland Municipal court charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years. (AP Photo)

Kidnapping suspect off suicide watch at Ohio jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jail officials say the man charged with holding three women captive and raping them over a decade in his Cleveland house is no longer seen as a suicide risk. Cuyahoga County jail […]

06/05/2013

Army 'stand down' focuses day on suicide training

WASHINGTON (AP) – Army soldiers have been ordered to put aside their usual duties and spend Thursday on suicide prevention training. This military “stand down” comes as the Pentagon struggles with a spike in the […]

09/26/2012

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