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Sacrifice Cliff: The legend and the rock

Sacrifice Cliff: The legend and the rock

Ask almost any Billings resident to point out Sacrifice Cliff, and you’ll be directed to a prominent sandstone outcrop on the south bank of the Yellowstone River, where the river narrows and curves around the base of the cliff as it flows past the city.

December 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Suicide prevention leader finds kids' access to lethal means 'alarming'

Suicide prevention leader finds kids' access to lethal means 'alarming'

Firearms continue to be the primary means of suicide in Montana, constituting 66 percent of the suicides, well above the national average of 51 percent, according to a newly released state report.

December 04, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Suicide prevention productions transformed into videos

Suicide prevention productions transformed into videos

Two original Billings theater productions have become the centerpiece of “Let’s Talk Billings,” a suicide prevention campaign that uses media and arts workshops to reach teenagers.

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Authorities release name of 29-year-old woman shot in Charlo

CHARLO – The victim of an early morning shooting in Charlo on Tuesday has been identified as 29-year-old RaeLynn M. Charlo.

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Authorities: Evidence contradicts reported suicide in Charlo

CHARLO – The early morning call from here Tuesday was to report the suicide of a 29-year-old woman, but Lake County authorities say the evidence at the scene did not match the story.

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Police investigation: Missoula jail inmate's death was suicide

Police investigation: Missoula jail inmate's death was suicide

MISSOULA — Missoula police have completed their investigation into a Missoula County jail inmate's death, ruling the 51-year-old man who fell to his death on Nov. 3 died by suicide.

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"Under the Blanket"

"Under the Blanket"

“Under the Blanket,” an original theater production created and performed by Montana State University Billings students, explores suicide, depression and mental illness among youth and young adults.

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Ashli Kae Brown and Kayce Leary

Ashli Kae Brown and Kayce Leary

Ashli Kae Brown, left, shares a smile with her mother Kayce Leary for a family snapshot. Leary is remembering her daughter on the one-year anniversary of Brown’s death by suicide, Nov. 22, with a benefit karaoke night at Hudson’s.

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Walsh promotes bill to help prevent vet suicide

Walsh promotes bill to help prevent vet suicide

HELENA — Twenty-two veterans commit suicide each day, said U.S. Sen. John Walsh.

November 11, 2014 6:45 am Photos

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Grave marker

Grave marker

Zoey Not Afraid, 11, is buried in the Fairview Cemetery near Hardin.

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Paying respects

Paying respects

Zoey Not Afraid is buried in the Fairview Cemetery near Hardin. Fresh flowers, a teddy bar, a cross and other expressions of respect adorn her grave.

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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.

October 17, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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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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