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Some days I feel as if I am in the middle of a crowded room shrieking insanely but no one hears me. No one looks at me. No one stops what they are doing. It is as if I am invisible. I don't understan...
3/17/13 at 9:39 AM There is no cheer for those who live the reality of the statistics... 12/24/12 at 9:15 PM
In remembrance and honor... 7/17/12 at 9:25 PM
A Tradegy in Kansas City
Recently former Kansas City Chief linebacker, Jovan Belcher, killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the Chiefs practice facility in front of some coaches. Since the killings reports have...
12/5/12 at 4:22 AM
"Are you thinking of ending your life?"
"Are you thinking of ending your life?" Few phrases are as difficult to say to a loved one. But when it comes to suicide prevention, none are more important. Before starting a conversation with some...
10/12/12 at 9:47 AM It Gets Better 10/11/12 at 9:17 AM
Adolescent years suicide risk factors 10/10/12 at 11:03 AM
The Right to Life; The Right to End It.
A difficult, but thought-provoking issue is the case of Englishman,Tony Nicklinson. The 57-year-old suffered a stroke in 2005 and has lost all ability to move except for some facial motion--including ...
6/29/12 at 8:55 AM
Speaking of suicide
April has been a cruel month here in southwestern Minnesota, where the lives of four teens were recently lost to suicide. For their families, friends, classmates, teachers and others who knew them, t...
4/29/11 at 2:34 PM
UPDATED: Senate kills bill allowing minors to eat in bars
BISMARCKNorth Dakota should not have a law allowing minors to eat in bars, the North Dakota Senate decided Wednesday. The Senate voted 30-17 to defeat a bill that would have allowed this if the bar s...
3/23/11 at 5:10 PM Gephardt to speak at Great Plains Energy Expo 9/19/10 at 8:59 AM
Hoeven declares suicide prevention month 9/1/10 at 1:29 PM
Another Child Dead
Bullies seem to have claimed another victim yesterday. I doubt they meant for Cassidy Joy Andel to take her own life. I hope they didn't mean it. I wouldn't be surprised if one or two of them did; adu...
11/5/10 at 11:33 AM It Gets Better 10/1/10 at 10:40 AM
Look, Listen, and Learn
Biking on a trail going along the Baltic Sea Coast, I had to put away my thoughts and fears that were affecting my everyday life and embrace the unknown. I had never been up to the Baltic Sea for a l...
10/8/10 at 2:16 PM
NDSU implements online screening for suicide and depression
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 80 percent of college students who died by suicide did not seek help from their institution's counseling center. In cooperation with the fo...
11/3/09 at 6:27 AM