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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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The blessing of recovery on Independence Day

It's America's birthday! Imagine that cake 241 candles aglow with lots of smiling faces thankful to be living in our great country. And among those thankful people are millions of Americans in recovery from a mental

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From Despair to Hope: Changing the Consequences of Despair

As Mental Health Month winds down, it's clear that efforts to educate each other about the effects of mental illness must continue each and every day. Not just each May, but every day. I recently read a blog post from

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