Source: click here Course Instructor John Noullet holds up a drawing where participants were asked to draw what anxiety looks like during a Mental Health First Aid training at the Lebanon County Mental Health building on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
(Photo: Jeremy Long, Lebanon Daily News) "After receiving a recent call from Philhaven regarding a patient with a propensity for violence, Cornwall Police Patrolman Robert Peebles knew he had a responsibility to keep everybody safe. H
We have been asked to share information regarding a very important upcoming event held in Manheim that is FREE to veterans: From the event page: "A Free Veteran Event that will focus on a successful method that has helped Veterans across the world who struggle with PTSD, Insomnia, Nightmares, Anxiety, Depression and many other struggles caused by Trauma experienced in the Military. This experience will be led by former Vietnam Veteran, world renowned trauma expert Dr. David B
Two school districts in the Carlisle area have plans to implement a new program in time for the new school year. The districts are looking to implement a suicide awareness and prevention program into their district curriculum in compliance with the state’s 2014 amendment to a public school code on Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention and Child Exploitation awareness education. The amended program, now known as Act 71, requires each school entity in the state of Pennsylvania
Download the 2015 Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day brochure made by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) by clicking HERE. This is a great resource and is meant to raise awareness about suicide and preventative steps to take if you feel that you know someone is at risk for suicide. source: https://www.iasp.info/wspd/ Reaching out to those at risk of suicide According to the recently released World Health Organization (WHO) report: Preventing Suicide: A
HARRISBURG, Sept. 1 – State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, has introduced a resolution to spotlight the tragic actions some veterans take after returning from deployments to overseas conflicts. House Resolution 463 would declare September as “Military Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania. Schweyer said his resolution will join other outreach efforts regarding suicide prevention and awareness, including World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10) and World Suici
People struggling with thoughts of suicide or self-harm often drop hints to friends in conversation, in emails — even on Facebook. The social network is adding resources to help people having such thoughts, it announced on Wednesday. Starting in the next few months, a post indicating suicidal or harmful thoughts can be flagged by a friend as such, at which point Facebook will be alerted — after advising the flagger to call emergency services if deemed necessary. "We have team
LANGHORNE, Pa. (WPVI) -- SEPTA is continuing its suicide prevention campaign.
Bucks County Commissioner Diane Ellis-Marseglia stood with SEPTA officials Thursday in Langhorne as they unveiled new signs displaying a hotline number for those in need to call.
She knows what it's like to lose a child to suicide. Ellis-Marseglia lost her daughter to suicide 10 years ago.
"There are lots of different things we need to do to prevent suicide, but this is a pretty important one
By Kendra Nichols September 12, 2014 CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) - After responding to several suicides as a police chaplain, a Midstate pastor noticed a need, so he is starting a program that will work to prevent suicides and also help those grieving suicides. Pastor Chuck Kish says it was a recent suicide that made him realize something more needed to be done. "I watched as the mother held her son's hand. There were no English words to describe the next 35 minutes between her and
WHO calls for coordinated action to reduce suicides worldwide. 4 SEPTEMBER 2014 ¦ GENEVA More than 800 000 people die by suicide every year – around one person every 40 seconds, according to WHO's first global report on suicide prevention, published today. Some 75% of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. Pesticide poisoning, hanging and firearms are among the most common methods of suicide globally. Evidence from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the Unite