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November 27, 2017

 

Major Scott Edwards speaks at the Indiana National Guard.

Law Named After Indiana Guard Member Aims To Reduce Suicide

This year the Indiana National Guard has fully implemented the Sexton Act requiring service members to receive a mental health screening.

November 24, 2017

 

Analysis Urges Better Policy To Prevent Death Due To Pain

The report says Indiana’s rate of deaths could rise from 43 to 61 people per 100,000 by 2025 if the focus on individual well-being isn’t addressed.

October 6, 2017

 

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Man Convicted In California Pot Farm Killing Dies In Indiana

The Bureau of Prisons says 35-year-old Mikal Xylon Wilde was found unresponsive Sept. 22 in his cell in Terre Haute, Indiana.

September 7, 2017

 

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Study Committee Continues Handgun License Elimination Discussion

The issue of whether to repeal a law that requires Hoosiers to be permitted to carry a handgun will likely come up next session.

August 17, 2017

 

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Research: Biomarkers Could Help Prevent Suicide

The latest research from the IU School of Medicine shows biomarkers found in blood tests are universally useful in determining who is at risk for suicide.

August 16, 2017

 

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‘Mission Recovery’ Helps Guard Members Access Treatment

The new program is a partnership between the Indiana National Guard, Fairbanks Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Community Health Network.

August 3, 2017

 

Indiana Officer Rescues Man Livestreaming Suicide Decision

The police chief says people watching the livestream implored the man to get off the bridge while others encouraged him to jump.

December 12, 2016

 

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Indiana Lawmakers To File Plan For Reducing Youth Suicide

The Indiana Department of Public Health reports that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for those between the ages of 15 and 23.

April 28, 2016

 

In Indiana, about four of every five completed suicides are by men.

Indiana Suicide Rate Increases Faster Than National Average

Indiana’s suicide rate went up 50-percent faster than the national average between 1999 and 2014.

April 5, 2016

 

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Blood Biomarker Could Identify Women At Risk For Suicide

Historically, women have been understudied when it comes to suicide risk and biology, according to Dr. Alexander Niculescu at the IU School of Medicine.

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