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Clay County Schools Reassessing Suicide Prevention Resources

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.

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Gainesville’s Suicide Memory Garden Dedicated to Survivors

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 1:36 pm

A suicide memorial garden was dedicated to those who have lost their lives to suicide and to the family members and friends left behind afterward. The garden, which has been in the designing and building process for over a decade, was finally opened on Thursday to the public.

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In the News: Aaron Hernandez Investigation, St. Augustine Man To Sail Around The World, Lakeland Kidnapping, Internet Cafes and Senior Arcades

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 1:11 pm

Florida lawmakers may take on Internet cafes again – After legislators moved to shutter Internet cafes and senior arcades last spring, some of these business are making a comeback. Around 40 senior arcades opened back up over the summer. Dolphins’ [...]

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Mar. 20, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 23, 2013 at 7:21 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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UF’s social marketing campaign aims to prevent mental health problems

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 12:33 pm

The University of Florida received a three-year $296,000 suicide prevention grant in August from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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Mar.18,2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:51 am

SR 121 and U.S. 441 smoke advisory continues; UCF death investigated, dorm evacuated; Cabins ablaze in Pigeon Forge fire; Iran’s nuclears expected to top Obama’s priority list in Isreal.

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Kansas City Chiefs tragedy spotlights domestic violence, mental health

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

The recent suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player has sent shockwaves through the National Football League and the country.

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National Suicide Prevention Week brings awareness and education

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:39 pm

National Suicide Prevention Week hopes to bring awareness to the prominent issue. A UF representative from the University of Florida’s Counseling and Wellness center discusses the issue.

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Documentary on Sunshine Skyway Bridge jumpers wins national Murrow Award

By on June 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:04 am

“Suicide” is often considered a sensitive topic in society.  But independent radio producer Rich Halten says he hopes his recent Murrow Award winning documentary on the subject can help make a difference to people thinking about taking their life.  Halten recently [...]

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