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Proposed 3-digit suicide hotline could save lives

November 20, 2017

The National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act, co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, recently passed the U.S. Senate unanimously and is awaiting a vote in the House of Representatives.

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KSPRC will be at #ChannelKindness November 14th from 5:30-8:00pm

October 31, 2017

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, NAMI Johnson County, Mental Health America of the Heartland, and Johnson County Mental Health will co-host a discussion focused on how parents and other caring adults can help support our young people's mental wellness at Cleveland University 10850 Lowell Ave Overland Park, KS 66210. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about local mental wellness resources in their community and will be eligible to win a pair of tickets to Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour concert on Wednesday, November 15th at the Sprint Center.

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3rd Annual "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at Helloweenfest tonight

October 27, 2017

The actual Zombie Walk, which is the 11th annual, will begin at 7:05 p.m. at Seventh and Mass. About 10 p.m., Headquarters Counseling Center will show the classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” on a big screen set up on Seventh Street. A more kid-friendly film is expected to be shown beforehand.

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Douglas County Suicide Prevention Coalition hosts "The S Word" screening Oct. 4th

October 2, 2017

The Douglas County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hosting a screening of The S Word at the University of Kansas.  Director Lisa Klein will lead a Q&A after the screening of the film.

This event  is free and open to the public.

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Suicide attempt survivor: ‘Silence is harmful’

October 2, 2017

As a teenager, Erica Smith felt completely disconnected from her peers. She felt like they were easily enjoying life, and she wasn’t able to enjoy anything at all. She was feeling shame, anxiety, fear and exhaustion.

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Headquarters partners with Wake the Dead and Lawrence Humane Society

September 29, 2017

The block of Seventh Street between Massachusetts and New Hampshire street will be blocked off for a street festival. Inside the closed-off block will be a beer vendor, carnival games, face painters, food stands and other such items. The area will be free to enter, although there will be lots of merchandise and donation opportunities to support the Lawrence Humane Society and Headquarters Counseling Center. Gates open at 4 p.m. Rocky Horror Picture Show screens at 10 p.m. Oct. 27th.

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Headquarters helps facilitate university discussion of '13 Reasons Why?'

September 29, 2017

KU Counseling and Psychological Services, Headquarters Counseling Center and the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity co-sponsored a forum Tuesday night inspired by the show that sought to “put a brighter focus on a really dark subject.”

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Headquarters, Inc. offers testimony in support of Jason Flatt Act

February 11, 2016

The Jason Flatt Act introduced to the Kansas Senate by Sen. Greg Smith as Senate Bill 323 requires teachers and principals to complete annual suicide prevention training. 

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Suicide Safe: The Suicide Prevention App for Health Care Providers

March 3, 2015

Excellent new tool aimed at helping clinicians integrate safety planning into their practice.

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Congress Acts on Veteran Suicides

February 9, 2015

"The measure, which cleared the House unanimously, is named for Clay Hunt, a Marine who battled depression and post-traumatic stress disorder when he returned from Iraq and Afghanistan, and took his own life in 2011. President Obama is expected to sign the bill this week."

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How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care

February 9, 2015

Research has shown mindfulness and meditation-based programs to hold promise for treating a number of psychiatric conditions, including depression,anxietypost-traumatic stress disorderbipolar disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Suicide Attempt Survivors Come Out of the Shadows

January 26, 2015

From chaos to courage: Suicide attempt survivors go public to aid others at risk. - Chicago Tribune

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