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  • 11.08.2016 | International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day–Saturday, November 19th Read More...

    Saturday November 19th is International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day. In recognition of this important day 360 North will broadcast, “Understanding Grief and Loss After Suicide with Dr. Bob Baugher, Ph.D.” Dr. Bob Baugher is an internationally recognized suicide prevention expert and this is an excellent locally filmed presentation. Broadcast […]

  • 09.19.2016 | More Child Suicides Are Linked to A.D.D. Than Depression, Study Suggests Read More...

    Attention deficit disorder is the most common mental health diagnosis among children under 12 who die by suicide, a new study has found. Very few children aged 5 to 11 take their own lives, and little is known about these deaths. The new study, which included deaths in 17 states from 2003 to 2012, […]

  • 09.02.2016 | 6 Myths About Suicide That Every Educator And Parent Should Know Read More...

    As we’ve reported all week, schools play a key role, along with parents and medical professionals, in identifying children who may be at risk of suicide. And one of the biggest challenges: myths that can cloud their judgment. “People are afraid of the whole topic,” says David Jobes, the head […]

  • 08.26.2016 | The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition Observes International Suicide Prevention Week! Read More...

    The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition Observes International Suicide Prevention Week! The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition is grateful to Juneau Parks and Recreation as well as 360 North for their collaboration in helping the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition (JSPC) observe International Suicide Prevention Day. International Suicide Prevention Week is September 5th […]

  • 08.12.2016 | Suicide Prevention in College: A Valuable Resource Guide on Emergency Assistance, Warning Signs & Prevention of Suicide in College Students Read More...

    Suicide is a complex public health issue with several causes, including psychiatric illnesses that may have not been recognized or treated. Substance abuse and mental disorders account for approximately 90 percent of those who have died by suicide, but these illnesses are treatable and people suffering from them do get […]