By Damian Gonzalez on January 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 4:11 pm
A bill recently introduced in the Florida House of Representatives could ban the use of conversion therapy, a practice used to change sexual orientation or gender identity, on LGBT minors in Florida.
By Kat Antunes 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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By Lauren Verno 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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By Beatrice Dupuy 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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By Alyssa Hayden 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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By Joe Lancos 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.
By Faithful Okoye 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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The recent suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player has sent shockwaves through the National Football League and the country.
By Hannah Schrader 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.
“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 […]