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June 22, 2015

Mental Health America of Texas will host the Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Hilton Houston North, 12400 Greenspoint Drive, Houston TX 77060. Registration: Free, first-come first served. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/suicide-prevention-symposium-coming-together-to-care-2015-registration-16395825355 About 800 mental health and suicide prevention advocates are expected to attend this event which features national suicide prevention program experts …

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June 11, 2013

Mental Health America of Texas announces the availability of five short videos featuring youth and young adults from central Texas sharing their stories of hope and help. These videos feature the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number and follow their guidelines for suicide prevention. These true stories are from high school or college age youth who have …

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June 11, 2013

Now Available on iTunes! Mental Health America of Texas is proud to announce a small iPhone App for suicide prevention which is freely distributable everywhere. This app was developed from a non-proprietary suicide prevention training program called ASK (ASK about suicide / Seek more information / Know where to refer) which was also developed by …

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June 11, 2013

Suicide in Texas is a serious public health concern-and one that might be addressed successfully through a coordinated and comprehensive approach aimed at prevention. Consider the toll it is taking on our state: Slightly more than six Texans die from suicide each day with more deaths overall by suicide than by homicide. Suicide is the …

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June 11, 2013

Everyone in Texas can be a “gatekeeper” and help save a life by talking about suicide prevention. We call this the ASK suicide prevention process. Asking someone about suicide (“are you considering taking your life”, Seeking more information about their situation and Referring them to help can save a life. The heightened period of suicidality …

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