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Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time to end the stigma around suicides and offer help to those experiencing a mental health crisis. Tennessee had a total of 1,219 suicides last year, an 11% increase since 2015. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death by...

Bullying toward LGTBQ youth becoming more common

Bullying toward LGTBQ youth becoming more common

Starting school is hard for many youth, especially those who are victims of bullying. Bullying most often occurs at school and can be in the form of verbal, social, physical and cyber-bullying.“We see an uptick in crisis calls made during the first couple months of...

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