Suicide

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Rutgers Helps Army Combat High Soldier Suicide Rate

The Army has been confronting an alarming increase in the number of suicides among soldiers and it’s seeking help from an unusual source: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository.

05/28/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.24.12

Chris talks to Derek Mihalecsko, who saved his choking friend using the heimlich maneuvre. He discusses Bill O’Reilly’s appearance last night on David Letterman, the Democrat’s conflicting ideas on attacking private equity firms, replacing Joe Biden as Vice-President, and the Sixers win last night against the Celtics.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/24/2012

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Actress Mariel Hemingway Discusses Suicide And Depression

Mariel Hemingway may be best known as an actress, but she’s also an author of a few books promoting a healthy mind, body and spirit. She appeared as part of the “Minding Your Mind” speaker series in Ardmore.

05/06/2012

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Remembering Junior Seau

Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau was found dead of an apparent suicide in his California home on Wednesday. Here’s some reaction to his death.

05/03/2012

Baltimore Ravens v New England Patriots - Wild Card Round

Former NFL Linebacker Junior Seau Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

Police say former NFL star Junior Seau has been found dead at home in Oceanside, Calif.

05/02/2012

Stigall Show Log 4.24.12

Chris talks to the four top candidates running for the Republican nomination for Senate in Pennsylvania, Tom Smith, Steve Welch, Sam Rohrer, and David Christian. He talks to Congressman Ron Paul about his run for President. He also discusses Mitt Romney’s visit to Delaware County yesterday and his stance on extending lower interest on student loans.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/24/2012

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Apparent Murder-Suicide Under Investigation In Berks County

Police in Berks County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving a mother and her daughter Monday.

03/26/2012

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Texting For Help On Minnesota Suicide Prevention Hotline

A suicide prevention hotline in Minnesota is receiving as many cell phone text messages from teenagers in one day as it formerly got from phone calls in a month.

02/27/2012

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Philadelphia Firefighters Get Advice In Avoiding An Occupational Hazard: Suicide

Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department are getting an opportunity this week to attend a seminar about avoiding the danger of suicide among first responders.

12/13/2011

Police: Man Kidnapped, Raped Woman In Bucks County Then Tried To Kill Himself

Police in Trenton say a man charged with kidnapping a woman in New Jersey and driving to Pennsylvania to rape her tried to kill himself last week but was subdued by officers.

12/10/2011

Stigall Show Log 10.20.11

Chris discusses the the escaped wild animals in Ohio, President Obama and Vice President Biden pushing their jobs plan, and Mitt Romney pulling an attack ad on Rick Perry. He talks to CBS 3’s Walt Hunter and Ben Simoneau on the Basement of Horror Case.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/20/2011

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Firefighters’ Union: 2nd Suicide Shows Need For Mental Health Resources

Local 22 President Bill Gault says there is a well-qualified Employee Assistance Program in place, but firefighters are reluctant to use it for several reasons.

09/26/2011

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New Jersey Tough On Bullying

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Last year’s suicide of Tyler Clementi, whose roommate videotaped him having a sexual encounter with a man, has motivated the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act in New Jersey that went into effect […]

09/21/2011

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Report: Suicides In Movies Tripled From 1950-2006

A movie analysis shows depictions of explicit and graphic suicides tripled from 1950 to 2006.

08/09/2011

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Woman Commits Suicide In Jump At Atlantic City Casino

Police in Atlantic City say a woman has died after jumping off the Resorts Hotel & Casino.

08/04/2011

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