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Father of Riverside student who killed herself questions whether bullying played a role

Father of Riverside student who killed herself questions whether bullying played a role

HARDIN — The father of an 11-year-old sixth-grader who hanged herself after allegedly being bullied at Riverside Middle School wants a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death.

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Man who shot himself Saturday in Wyoming dies

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man suspected of shooting his ex-wife in the leg has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said late Sunday.

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MSU students

MSU students

Montana State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services will soon offer expanded suicide prevention resources and mental health outreach services to students with the help of a three-year $248,000 federal grant.

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Brian Kassar

Brian Kassar

Brian Kassar

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John R. Cutcliffe

John R. Cutcliffe

People listen and take notes as John Cutcliffe speaks at the fourth-annual suicide prevention conference at the Mansfield Health Education Center on Friday. More than 100 people were in attendance.

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John R. Cutcliffe

John R. Cutcliffe

John Cutcliffe speaks at the fourth-annual suicide prevention conference at the Mansfield Health Education Center on Friday.

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John R. Cutcliffe

John R. Cutcliffe

John Cutcliffe speaks at the fourth annual suicide prevention conference at the Mansfield Health Education Center on Friday.

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'The difference in life and death': Regents approve mental health research center

'The difference in life and death': Regents approve mental health research center

With a unanimous vote after passionate statements of support, the Montana University System Board of Regents approved Thursday the creation of new collaborative mental health research effort at Montana State University in Bozeman.

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Coroner ID's Lincoln County jail inmate who hanged himself

LIBBY – Lincoln County authorities on Thursday released the name of the inmate who committed suicide in the county’s detention center on Aug. 28.

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Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

Widow of 9 months calls attention to Montana's suicide rate

On Jan. 13, Brandon Jackson left for work as usual — or so his wife thought.

September 10, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Stephanie Iron Shooter

Stephanie Iron Shooter

Stephanie Iron Shooter of the Montana Governor’s Suicide Mortality Review Team speaks during a World Suicide Prevention Day event at RiverStone Health on Wednesday.

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Trista Jackson entertains her daughter Willow

Trista Jackson entertains her daughter Willow

Trista Jackson entertains her daughter, Willow, 10 months, before she speaks about her husband’s suicide as part of a World Suicide Prevention Day event at RiverStone Health on Wednesday.

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Nathan Stahley

Nathan Stahley

Nathan Stahley of RiverStone Health is the chairman of the Suicide Prevention Coalition for Yellowstone Valley.

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Guest opinion: Patient’s suicide leaves haunting questions

I lost a patient to suicide.

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'Suicide prevention is everyone’s business,' says Out of the Darkness walk organizer

'Suicide prevention is everyone’s business,' says Out of the Darkness walk organizer

Hundreds of people, many who have lost friends and family to suicide or who know the pain of depression, will take to the streets Sept. 21.

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Officials release Butte man's cause of death

Officials release Butte man's cause of death

BUTTE — Suicide is the cause of the death of Jim Ryan, whose body was found in June on Homestake Pass, authorities said this morning.

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Suicide work too important to let paperwork stand in the way

Suicide work too important to let paperwork stand in the way

Who knew the biggest hurdle in getting to the bottom of suicide in Montana was a half-a-page of paperwork?

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Coroners Association leader pledges to help, not block suicide review efforts

Coroners Association leader pledges to help, not block suicide review efforts

The president of the Montana Coroners Association said he wants the organization to be part of a statewide effort to reduce the state’s suicide rate and not be perceived as part of the problem.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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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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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