Tag Archive: Suicide

Apr 15

Teen depression: American Counseling Assn. says not to ignore

The recent suicide of Matthew Warren, son of Saddleback Church’s Pastor Rick Warren, has brought renewed attention to the issue of depression and the tragic implications it can have for many young people and their families. Research studies have estimated that one in eight adolescents may be suffering from depression. Unfortunately, only about 30% of …

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May 15

Our ruinous game

Football fans have a high tolerance for pain — in others — and show little sympathy for the plight of the players who now are seeking redress for their injuries. By Donald Kaul The apparent suicide of Junior Seau, the former NFL superstar linebacker, has again raised the age-old question: “Is playing football dangerous, as …

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Apr 28

Bullying, at-risk behavior conference slated

Partners in Prevention and Region 7 Education Service Center will host a one-day Safe Communities Conference focusing on at-risk behavior such as bullying, assaults, suicide, truancy, teen pregnancy, chronic drug use, and poor classroom performance. The event features nationally-acclaimed speakers Dan Korem and Brooks Gibbs. The conference will be held from 9am-3:30pm, Mon., June 6, …

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