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Waynesville High students shine light on suicide prevention

Some students at Waynesville High School are on a mission of caring. Working with Guidance Counselor Cathy Joefreda, the kids set out to help their classmates learn to identify signs of suicide and how they can talk

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Text or Call, Someone's Ready to Listen

It was a rough week last week. We lost two great talents - one from the fashion world, the other from the culinary arts. Yet, the deaths by suicide of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have - if anything good is to come

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13 Reasons Why series on Netflix

'13 Reasons Why': Parents and Kids Need to Talk About the Series

Season 2 of the widely discussed Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is out, and - like the first season - is generating a lot of discussion. This time around, it seems to be starting out with a more positive tone. You

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September is National Suicide Awareness Month

A guest blog post by Solutions Community Counseling staff Why is this important? Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death among US adults, and it is the 2nd leading cause of death for American

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Six Things to Do with Your Teen When Watching '13 Reasons Why'

It’s no secret that the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has generated a lot of buzz – not just among its teenage audience, but among school leaders and parents, too. The series focuses on a

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Anxious, Concerned and in Crisis? Good Listeners are a Call Away

Everyone experiences anxiety or depression now and again. Things happen - breakups, failing a test or not getting a promotion at work, for example - that just make us feel down in the dumps. It's when those feelings

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