Tag Archives: Suicide

Save a Life By Dining Out: Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness Week

Nationally, suicide is the third leading cause of death for teenagers. In Anne Arundel County, the Youth Suicide Awareness Action Team is working to change that. You can help by going out to eat during their “Save a Life Dining Out” event. Eight restaurants will be participating, each giving a portion of the evenings’ proceeds […]

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Workshop on Bereavement and Suicide at Loyola Campus in Columbia

From Hospice of the Chesapeake: The Chesapeake Life Center will host Diana Sands PhD, the internationally known author of “Red Chocolate Elephants: For Children Bereaved by Suicide” who will present a workshop on Friday, April 26th  at the Loyola University of Maryland, Columbia Graduate Center in Columbia, MD. Counselors, clergy, social workers, teachers and crisis […]

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Suicide Prevention is a Community Effort

By LISA SHORE A little over two years ago, community leaders in Anne Arundel County came together to address the issue of teen suicide in our county.  The county executive, school superintendent, chief of police, health department, mental health agency, and crisis response team met to share their concerns.  Together, they wrote to the parents […]

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