suicide prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. In order to bring awareness to the issue, the month of September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. It’s…

Local resources for dealing with a mental health crisis

According to the CDC, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States for all ages. Here in Mississippi, we rank 39th in the country for suicide rates. September is ‘National Suicide Prevention Month.’ Kay Daneault has…

Annual Gulf Coast Social Work Conference

Today, over 600 social workers flooded the IP Casino for the 26th annual Gulf Coast Social Work Conference. Every year, social workers gather on the Coast to brush up on their skills and listen to ten hours of programming. Today,…

Lights for Life lantern vigil

Locals gathered at the beach in Biloxi to spread the message of how important mental health is for everyone at the Lights for Life lantern vigil for suicide awareness. Different organizations came together to shine a light on a dark…

Out of the Darkness Walk in Biloxi

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It’s recognized as a time to share resources and stories in an effort to shed light on the topic. That’s just what the Out of the Darkness Walk at the Coast Coliseum did…

Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. The month of September is a time dedicated to raise awareness about all of the resources available to help prevent suicide across the nation. News 25’s Kendra Turley…