suicide prevention

Suicide Rates for U.S. Teens & Young Adults Reaches All-Time High

A new Harvard study brings the depressing news that suicide rates for teens and young adults reached an all-time high in 2017. Fueled mainly by a sharp rise in suicides among older teenage boys, the rate of 14.6 suicides per 100,000 people between the ages of 15 and 24 is the highest it's been...
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#PXYSJ Recap: "I'm Listening"

On May 22nd, 2019, a Victor student named Chase Marshall died by suicide after struggling with depression. He was 14 years old. His siblings, Sarrah, Zach, and Kaytlin courageously joined #TeamPXY on stage at 98PXY Summer Jam to honor their brother’s memory.
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"This Week We're Joined By"...Stop the Stigma ROC

I sat down with Sam Kamp, a board member, for Stop the Stigma ROC to talk about what they've been up to and their benefit concert taking place on Saturday June 8th.
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: Avicii performs at the MLB Fan Cave on October 1, 2013 in New York City.

Avicii’s Family Launches Suicide-Prevention Foundation in His Memory

Nearly a year after Avicii’s death, members of the late DJ’s family have launched a suicide-prevention foundation in his honor. Variety reports that The Tim Bergling Foundation, named after the DJ’s given name, “will initially focus on supporting people and organizations working in the field of...
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Social Media Causes Spike in Suicidal Thoughts in Young People

Young adults born after 1995 are experiencing more mental health issues and it could be due to social media, according to a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. Researchers found that suicidal thoughts and actions from young adults spiked by nearly 50 percent between 2008 and...
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INTERVIEW: Stop the Stigma ROC

I got the chance to speak with an incredibly impressive young woman named Maeve Reed who is a senior at Fairport and the Founder and Youth Executive Director of Stop the Stigma ROC. We talked about how Stop the Stigma ROC got started, where it's headed, suicide prevention, mental health in schools...
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I'm Listening; End the Stigma of Talking About Mental Health

I'm Listening ; Join the Conversation

Our two-hour, commercial-free live broadcast will feature personal stories from some notable names, and we’ll feature a call-in number here on the site during the show so that YOU can share how you’ve been impacted by suicide.
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Chester Bennington: Was this February Interview A Cry for Help?

In the days since the suicide death of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington , many people have been asking if there was a cry for help that may have been missed. Bennington was found dead in his home last Thursday after he hanged himself . Bennington openly shared his struggles with depression and...
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