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Helping Adolescents Thrive at Home, at School and in the Community

September 26, 2018 | Suicide and Addiction | Comments
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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. – Neil Postman My friend and colleague, Harold Koplewicz, M.D., founding president of the Child Mind Institute, doesn’t mince words. “Mental disorders in children and teens are real, common and treatable, and it’s dangerous to ignore them,” he told me. We […]

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Making Health Care Suicide Safe: Join the Movement Today!

September 14, 2018 | Suicide and Addiction | Comments
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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Care for suicidal people simply needs to be safer and it should feel like care. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States and we are failing those who need our help. We’re not training health care practitioners in suicide risk and prevention and we’re not prioritizing suicide as a central focus […]

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Are You Ready to Answer the Call? Join the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Today!

September 5, 2018 | Suicide and Addiction | Comments
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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Someone in this country dies by suicide every 12 minutes. But suicide deaths are not inevitable. For every person who dies by suicide, 278 individuals think seriously about suicide but do not die. During National Recovery Month, we must focus on keeping people alive so they can take their first steps on the road to […]

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