JD Schramm: Break the silence for suicide attempt survivors

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Last line of defense: Law enforcement response to suicide calls a matter of life and death » Naples Daily News

Last line of defense: Law enforcement response to suicide calls a matter of life and death » Naples Daily News.


Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness


NAMI Report on Veteran’s Mental Health

NAMI’s report just begins to scratch the surface.  It does a nice job identifying the problem, but offers little in solutions.


Activists call for Taser moratorium in Vermont | Burlington Free Press | burlingtonfreepress.com

A reminder of the need for law enforcement to be trained in recognizing and effectively interacting with individuals who are challenged by a  mental illness.

Activists call for Taser moratorium in Vermont | Burlington Free Press | burlingtonfreepress.com.


ABQJournal Online » First Aid for an Emotional Crisis

Mental Health First Aid is a great course for the layperson.

ABQJournal Online » First Aid for an Emotional Crisis.


Panetta outlines Suicide Prevention strategy | www.fortgordonsignal.com | Fort Gordon Signal

The US Military attempts to address issues surrounding the escalating number of suicides among veterans.  Raising awareness among soldiers and officers, and attempts at de-stigmatizing seeking help are great starts, but there is so much more that needs to be done.

Panetta outlines Suicide Prevention strategy | www.fortgordonsignal.com | Fort Gordon Signal.