suicide prevention

Avatars
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 20, 2018 - 11:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- College can be stressful for many students. So La Salle University has started using virtual humans, also known as Avatars, to train faculty on how to help young people in distress or at risk for suicide. The program uses role play conversations with a virtual...
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The heartbreak of losing a loved one to suicide brought thousands of people to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday morning for the annual Out of the Darkness Walk. 
Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
October 07, 2018 - 10:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The heartbreak of losing a loved one to suicide brought thousands of people to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday morning for the annual Out of the Darkness Walk . The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention uses the walk to raise money for programs...
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Teen suicide
July 16, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States. There is no single cause for suicide, but the majority of teens who attempt suicide...
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