Why Do These New England States Have Starkly Different Suicide Rates?

Kerry Shaw In New Hampshire, twice as many people take their own lives than in Massachusetts. Massachusetts and New Hampshire share more than a border, Puritan heritage, and the New England Patriots. Both states are prosperous, with median household incomes and state health…

Can smartphones help predict suicide?

By Ellen Barry | The New York Times Special thanks to Japantimes.com for making this article available Katelin Cruz at a park near her home in Ware, Mass., on Sept. 1, 2022. Cruz uses a phone and FitBit to submit…

Understanding an Epidemic

Awareness goals for the reduction of suicide ( Part two of our HereNOW Help series on suicide awareness ) By John C Riley | HereNOW Help Staff Why does this matter? Suicide is a troubling public health issue that leaves…

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Another Tragic Epidemic: Suicide

Suicide rates have been rising for two decades in the U.S. Will the pandemic make things worse? By¬†Claudia Wallis PREFACE: If you or a loved one is going through thoughts of suicide you can call 911 or if you need…