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In their report, the FCC said that designating a three-digit code to the hotline would “make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially life-saving resources.”

New suicide hotline seeks to promote mental health awareness

October 7, 2019

The new national suicide prevention hotline number could soon be 988, according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The report was released to the public on Aug. 14 an...

A sponsoring team member celebrates the end of her walk.

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

October 30, 2018

People gathered in a small park in San Jose,  where they share their losses and work toward a brighter future regarding suicide prevention. The South Bay Out of Darkness Walk...

Candles are set out as gifts for survivors to bring home.

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

November 24, 2017

For people who have lost friends or family to suicide, the International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 26 was a way to connect with others who understood what they were...

BART takes on a new program aiming to reduce suicide.

BART announces new suicide prevention program

April 15, 2015

Suicide is not the route. In response to a large increase in suicides and suicide attempts, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has launched a new suicide intervention campaign. With...

ASB promotes a campaign against cyberbullying by putting up posters around campus.

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

October 19, 2013

"Yes ik [I know] I killed Rebecca and IDGAF [I don't give a f--k]." This Facebook post was the decision-maker for authorities to arrest two young Fla. girls charged with the...

Suicide prevention and anti-bullying event featuring Parachute

Suicide prevention and anti-bullying event featuring Parachute

May 7, 2012

TUNED IN: Be the Voice That Saves a Life will be coming to the Redwood City Fox Theatre on Sunday, May 20 at 4:00 PM. The event will raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention...

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