This year the Indiana National Guard has fully implemented the Sexton Act requiring service members to receive a mental health screening.
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.
The Bureau of Prisons says 35-year-old Mikal Xylon Wilde was found unresponsive Sept. 22 in his cell in Terre Haute, Indiana.
The issue of whether to repeal a law that requires Hoosiers to be permitted to carry a handgun will likely come up next session.
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.
The new program is a partnership between the Indiana National Guard, Fairbanks Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Community Health Network.
The police chief says people watching the livestream implored the man to get off the bridge while others encouraged him to jump.
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.
Indiana’s suicide rate went up 50-percent faster than the national average between 1999 and 2014.
Historically, women have been understudied when it comes to suicide risk and biology, according to Dr. Alexander Niculescu at the IU School of Medicine.