suicide-prevention

COMMENTARY

Fighting anti-trans legislation is suicide prevention | Opinion

BY: - March 18, 2022

It shouldn’t be radical to say I don’t want kids to kill themselves, but apparently, that’s where we’re at.

Preventing veteran suicide this holiday starts with a caring message

BY: - December 8, 2021

 “Anyone who knows a veteran can send a caring message, but it is especially important for veteran advocates and health care providers who regularly see veterans to take the time to reach out with any form of positive communication,” Rick Hamp, the Pennsylvania Governor’s Challenge team lead, said in a statement Wednesday. 

COMMENTARY

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Pass this important bill — and save lives | Opinion

BY: - September 18, 2020

The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Dawn Keefer, R-York, is tragically stalled in the Senate, and time is running out to pass it.

COMMENTARY

New report calls for ‘comprehensive’ fight against Pa.’s other public health crisis: Suicide | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 15, 2020

“We need to study all factors that lead to suicide because treating the disease is both challenging and difficult,” top lawmaker says.