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David Spade donates Dollars 100,000 to charity after Kate Spade's death

David Spade donates Dollars 100,000 to charity after Kate Spade's death David Spade donates Dollars 100,000 to charity after Kate Spade's death
Melissa Porter | 17 June, 2018, 06:23

Suicide claimed almost 45,000 lives in 2016. "What do I say to them?" If you are concerned about someone's emotional state, and wonder if they might be at risk for suicide, you should engage them and inquire.

He said many people do not realise the scale of the problem. You don't know if it's due to a common cold or flu, or due to a more serious infection that needs immediate treatment.

Whether a person is famous or if they're a regular working class American, health experts have suggested 6 steps that could help protect a person's mental health. Also WHO estimates a global suicide rate of one death every 40 seconds, which by 2020 they predict will increase to one every 20 seconds. The study found that the rates of death by suicide from 2000 to 2016 increased by 21% for boys and men and 50% for girls and women, the article reported.

The topic of suicide is back in the national spotlight after Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain both took their own lives last week. And remember: If you, or someone you know, are particularly distressed, no one will judge you for seeking help - please ring the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Latent suicidal thoughts can wax and wane until pushed over the threshold to carry out the ultimate act. Public shows of support, social media statements, charitable donations, volunteerism, and simply being a shoulder to lean on (or an invested listener for those who might need it) in our own lives can make a difference - great or small.

Mary and Vic Ojakian - CaliforniaMary and Vic Ojakian are regular attendees of their chapter's campus and community walks and the California State Capitol Day, have testified on several legislative bills supported by AFSP, and were key contributors to the K-12 Toolkit for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. Marine has been remarkably effective, helping to pass HB12-1140, which directed the Office of Suicide Prevention (OSP) to work with hospitals to provide information to those treated for suicidal behavior and their families, as well as SB14-088, which created the Suicide Prevention Commission in Colorado.

Yet the number of trained professionals remains inadequate.

Deepika Padukone, who started the Live Love Laugh foundation had talked about battling depression in an interview. However, the more effectively their mental disorder is treated, the lower the risk for suicide. And, frankly, it's even more important for the startup community, given that entrepreneurs are more likely to be depressed.