Posts Tagged: parents

FYI-Suicide prevention

FYI: Included here are several prefatory paragraphs of an item posted online in NIMH science-news Nov 10, 2011 at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2011/widely-used-screening-tool-shown-to-successfully-predict-suicide-attempts.shtml#.TsPXQoUI8UU.gmail Title: Widely Used Screening Tool Shown to Successfully Predict Suicide AttemptsSource: NIMHA widely used suicide screening tool can help determine who is most at risk for suicide by pinpointing the threshold at which a person’s… Read more »

Grandma, Grandpa, Holidays Coming

OLDER ADULTS, COMPUTERS AND GRANDCHILDREN by Greatgrandpa Mike Moldeven Don’t let the keyboard intimidate you. Here are models that you can adjust to suit your situation. ‘Grandma and Grandpa have moved to a house that is far from where you live. We will still see you as often as we can, but sometimes the wait… Read more »

Notice: Suicide Prevention

TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011 EXCERPTS FROM THE ‘SPRC’ WEEKLY SPARK 7,28,11 I’ve posted the July 28, 2011 issue of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Weekly SPARK newsletter to my BLOG ‘Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business’ located at: http://suicideprev.blogspot.com/ The Weekly Spark website occasionally includes their recommendation to “send a copy to a friend.” Please do… Read more »

YOUTH SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR FACT SHEET

Youth Suicidal Behavior — Fact Sheet – Prevention of Youth Suicides and Suicidal Behavior SOURCE: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY http://www.suicidology.org/c/document_library/get_file?folderId=232&name=DLFE-335.pdf Youth suicidal behavior is a significant national problem. The extent of suicidal behavior — including thoughts of and plans for suicide, nonfatal suicide attempts, and suicide deaths — is shown below. Yet, as with so… Read more »

Proposal: Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business

Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business By Mike Moldeven. This posting is FYI, but constructive comments will be appreciated: it’s my practice to occasionally excerpt content from ‘The Weekly Spark,’ published and e-distributed by the ‘Suicide Prevention Resource Center,’ associated with SAMHSA. Content of SPARK is such that it deserves wide dissemination to personnel, businesses, and… Read more »

children and a teacher’s, ‘quote’

A quote from my blog at: http://children-in-virtual-classroom.blogspot.com/ “I am a teacher in a [community] (land of many lost families) who is very desirous of establishing an intergenerational link for my class. I think a large part of the problem our children and our society face is a sense of ‘rootlessness’. … I plan to devote… Read more »

The Weekly Spark – Week of June 3, 2011

The Weekly Spark – Week of June 3, 2011 The text of this FYI posting is passed along freely and verbatim as ‘public service’ and potentially essential public information drawn from the Weekly Spark of June 3, 2011*. The excerpted info for this post are titles, plus ‘lede’ sentences, abstracts and links of items previously… Read more »

FYI only The Weekly Spark – Week of May 20, 2011 Following are the titles and links of items posted online in The Weekly SPARK, May 20, 2011, published and e-distributed FYI by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. The complete text of this abbreviated FYI posting is available at the SPRC website at http://www.sprc.org/news/index.asp ~~~~… Read more »

Following are the titles and links (where available) of items posted online in The Weekly SPARK, May 13, 2011, published and e-distributed FYI by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. The complete text of this abbreviated FYI posting is available at the SPRC website at http://www.sprc.org/news/index.asp ~~~~~ SPRC/AFSP add After a suicide: A toolkit for schools… Read more »

ABOUT 34,000 PEOPLE IN THE U. S. DIE BY SUICIDE EACH YEAR. That’s why Suicide Prevention Deserves To Be Everybody’s Business: The Weekly Spark newsletter contains announcements and information about suicide, suicide prevention and mental health issues [and]offers brief summaries of national, state and international news; analyses of relevant research findings; descriptions of funding opportunities,… Read more »