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Suicide Prevention

Crisis Center seeking volunteers to expand Crisis Line hours

GARY | The Crisis Center’s Crisis Contact telephone listening and suicide intervention lines plan to expand service hours of operation. The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams brought suicide to the nation’s attention.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am
Donnelly screening plan aimed at reducing military suicides

Donnelly screening plan aimed at reducing military suicides

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is renewing his focus on preventing military suicides with new legislation seeking to ensure all service members, not just deploying troops, are regularly screened for suicide risk factors.

May 07, 2014 5:30 pm Video Related
Local leaders weigh in on school suicide prevention

Local leaders weigh in on school suicide prevention

When tragedies hit schools, districts throughout the region respond in a variety of ways.

April 12, 2014 7:00 pm

Experts to address suicide and substance abuse topics

GARY | “Suicide and Substance Abuse” is the focus of this year’s Faces of Suicide conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9, co-sponsored by the Northwest Indiana Suicide Prevention Council and the Wellness Team of Indiana University Northwest.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: The battle against soldier suicides

It is tragic when a member of the U.S. armed forces dies in the line of duty, as happened July 16 when Spc. Sergio E. Perez, of Schererville, and Spc. Nicholas A. Taylor, of Berne, Ind., were killed by a rocket-propelled grenade. It is also tragic when one of our troops dies of a self-inflic…

July 26, 2012 12:00 am

Crisis Center celebrates 40 years with dinner

GARY | Crisis Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a dinner for supporters, donors, board members, staff and volunteers.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am
Walking into the light

Walking into the light

 

September 29, 2011 12:00 am
Poet hopes to help others struggling with suicide

Poet hopes to help others struggling with suicide

Raising awareness about major public health problems is Clarissa Turner's mission in life.

July 01, 2011 12:00 am

House requires suicide-prevention training for teachers

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana teachers soon may be required to learn the warning signs of a student considering suicide.

April 12, 2011 5:15 pm

Suicidal thoughts plague veterans

David Cox remembers being deployed, looking at his loaded weapon and thinking of ending his life.

March 13, 2011 9:15 pm
In memory of Steven

In memory of Steven

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Events such as walks and seminars are taking place in the region to raise awareness of this often preventable tragedy that claims the lives of 734 Hoosiers annually.

September 25, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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0919suicide03, Mom raises awareness after losing son to suicide

0919suicide03, Mom raises awareness after losing son to suicide

College student Steven J. Siokos, 21, (shown) committed suicide in March, a tragedy that has inspired his family to talk openly about their loss and prevention strategies.

September 19, 2010 12:00 am
Mom raises awareness after losing son to suicide

Mom raises awareness after losing son to suicide

Tina Kottka of Griffith lost son Steven, J. Siokos to suicide in March. She and her family are now working to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention in connection with the Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Sept. 25 in Munster.

September 19, 2010 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS

MS WALK TODAY | Hammond

September 12, 2010 12:00 am
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