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Archive for September, 2019

How to Talk About Suicide

Posted: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

HOW TO TALK ABOUT SUICIDE: HAVING THE CONVERSATION By Kirk Postlewaite, Director of Communications & Development, Washington County Mental Health Suicide is not something that people want to talk about or even think about, but people do think about it and it does happen. Thus, we must begin to have more open dialogue about the [...]

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HCRS Hosting Screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” on 9/25

Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2019

We will be hosting a showing of the new film by Kevin Hines, called “Suicide: The Ripple Effect,” at the Hooker-Dunham Theater in Brattleboro on Wednesday, September 25, at 4:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines [shown in attached photo], who at age [...]

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Suicide: Signs & Symptoms

Posted: Friday, September 6th, 2019

By Kirk Postlewaite, Director of Communications & Development, Washington County Mental Health How do you know if someone is considering suicide? There are situations when this may be obvious, for instance if a person openly talks about suicide or wanting to die. Yet, there are many other signs and symptoms that may offer subtle clues. [...]

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