Supporting Youth Mental Health

By John Giampaolo | Sep. 27, 2019
Parents, schools and communities can all help young people’s mental health by watching out for warning signs and creating safe spaces to support them. 

Suicide Prevention for College Students

By John MacPhee, BA, MBA, MPH and Katherine Ponte BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CARC, CPRP | Sep. 23, 2019
Suicide among college students is a growing problem. Here's how families, students and colleges can work together to prevent future suicides from happening.

A Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis is Not a Death Sentence

By Carrie Cantwell | Sep. 16, 2019
"I need to be especially careful when something goes wrong in my life because it could awaken the whispering voice in my head that tells me I can escape by dying. My dad must have heard that same voice. And I don’t want to end up like he did."

Turning Suicidal Ideation into Hope

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Sep. 11, 2019
"I’ve learned to transform suicidal thinking into thoughts of hope. I can now manage and cope with these thoughts and be empowered by them to help others."

The Unexpected Medical Bill

By Peggy Crandell | Sep. 09, 2019
"There is no cure for grief. But I have learned from others further along in their grief, that with time, you learn to deal with it better."

How to Ask Someone About Suicide

By Sally Spencer-Thomas | Sep. 06, 2019
After losing her brother to suicide, Sally made a commitment to learn more about suicide—especially how to talk openly about it. Here are her best practices for having conversations about suicide. 
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