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Suicide Prevention

As first responders, family medicine doctors receive training in suicide prevention

As first responders, family medicine doctors receive training in suicide prevention

For the first time in the 19-year history of the Montana Family Residency Program, residents will receive formalized training in suicide prevention.

July 05, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Suicide conference draws more interest than it can accommodate

Suicide conference draws more interest than it can accommodate

HELENA — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 250 people from across Montana turned out for the 2014 Montana Conference on Suicide Prevention.

June 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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95 suicides so far in 2014: Suicide Review Team hits roadblocks with some coroners

95 suicides so far in 2014: Suicide Review Team hits roadblocks with some coroners

HELENA — Montana’s Suicide Review Team, the first of its kind in the nation, is running into some roadblocks as it examines “gruesome” documents hoping to discover how more suicides can be prevented.

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4th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference set for Billings

4th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference set for Billings

Myriad efforts are under way throughout Montana to combat the state’s runaway suicide rate, all of which are aimed at raising awareness and equipping more people to identify those who are suicidal.

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Candlelight vigil in Veterans Park remembers veterans who died by suicide

Candlelight vigil in Veterans Park remembers veterans who died by suicide

Every 65 minutes, a veteran takes his or her life. That's roughly 22 veterans in the span of a day. 

May 18, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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From the editor: Closed-door taboo

In a very real sense, The Billings Gazette — and other media — have become victims of our own taboo.

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Gazette opinion: Montana plan for reducing risk of military suicides

Twenty-two U.S. military men and women succumb to wounds of war every day.

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Would you know if someone is suicidal? If not, there is opportunity to learn

Would you know if someone is suicidal? If not, there is opportunity to learn

Montana’s suicide epidemic gets some help with an increase in the number of people trained to recognize the signs of someone who is contemplating suicide.

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Finding causes of state's high suicide rate has become 'more personal' for prevention coordinator

Finding causes of state's high suicide rate has become 'more personal' for prevention coordinator

Since Jan. 1, at least 26 Montanans have killed themselves.

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Suicide prevention bill passes Wyoming House

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House has passed a bill that would require suicide prevention education for teachers and school administrators.

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Montana's Suicide Review Team pledges to study every suicide in state

Montana's Suicide Review Team pledges to study every suicide in state

Every suicide in Montana after Jan. 1 will be studied as the state’s new Suicide Review Team begins to examine the reasons behind the public health crisis that has plagued the state for decades.

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State's suicide prevention coordinator has high hopes for new Suicide Review Team

State's suicide prevention coordinator has high hopes for new Suicide Review Team

For more than 30 years, Montana health officials have hypothesized about the causes of the state’s high suicide rate, chief among them social isolation, easy access to firearms, alcohol use and abuse and the stigma associated with mental illness.

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Statewide prevention conference speaker: Suicide a symptom of larger issue

The numbers alone don’t tell the whole story, just the worst of it.

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Health Matters: Interventions proven to help prevent suicide

For the first time, suicide has surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States.

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Suicide prevention week is in full swing

Suicide prevention week is in full swing

A small crowd gathered outside the RiverStone Health building Tuesday to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day.

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Documentary on suicide prevention screens Thursday at MSU Billings

The documentary film, “Let’s Talk Miles City,” featuring an original theater production created and performed by Miles City high school students, will be shown Thursday at Petro Theatre at Montana State University Billings.

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PRISM display

PRISM display

Sarah Connor, based out of Bozeman, straightens the display of the PRISM artwork Friday afternoon in the Capitol Rotunda.

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PRISM display

PRISM display

The winning PRISM piece, "Friends Ask," by Austin Allery was on display in the Capitol Rotunda Friday.

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Master trainer shares suicide prevention tips in Helena

Master trainer shares suicide prevention tips in Helena

HELENA — Bryan Moreland was a fifth-grader at Miles Avenue Elementary School in Billings when his grandfather shot himself on the Rimrocks above the city.

May 09, 2013 2:03 pm Photos

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Statewide suicide-prevention workshop set for May

Statewide suicide-prevention workshop set for May

For the first time in at least nine years, a master trainer in suicide prevention has been invited to Montana to prepare educators, clergy, medical personnel and others to teach suicide prevention in communities throughout the state.

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