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Save a Life– Either Your Own or a Friend’s.

There has been controversy over gun violence killing people, but one of the comparative statistics is that 11,208 people died from firearm homicide,(http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/homicide.htm) while firearm suicides are double that– 21,175 (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/suicide.htm) One of the problems is that many who own … Continue reading

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Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in people age ten and older in the United States. http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/statistics/leading_causes.html It is also, some would say, the ultimate mental health challenge. When a mental illness is life threatening, this is the … Continue reading

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