Thursday September 10th is National Suicide Prevention Day. Join KSL’s Amanda Dickson at 1:00 PM for a special hour entitled “Reasons to Hope,” presented by Salt Lake Behavioral Health. If you or someone you love is in crisis, call the Utah Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255.
Paige Kennedy will be attending SUU on a full scholarship and hopes to help cure diseases someday. But it took more than just brains to get to the top of the class; Paige has dealt with major anxiety for years.
PARK CITY — These past two days, KSL Newsradio has talked about QPR training to deal with depression and suicide ideation. “Q” stands for question. “P” stands for persuade. “R” stands for refer. You’ve asked the question if someone is troubled. Then, you’ve persuaded that person to get help. “It’s now time to figure out […]
PARK CITY — The holidays are a time for joy and family, but for some, they can trigger depression, and even suicidal thoughts. But a new training is helping Utahns detect struggles in our loved ones to prevent tragedy. It’s the CPR of mental health. You’re keeping someone alive until professional help arrives. “You’re providing […]
The story of Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest fictional tragedies of all time, but mental health and suicide prevention experts are trying to keep the story from sparking real-life tragedies here in Utah.
Public health professionals, law enforcement and other advocates of suicide prevention are working to expand the use of a policy often called an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) or extreme risk law.