Two Benicia police officers prevented a despondent man from jumping from the Benicia Bridge Thursday afternoon.
A man who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived will lead a suicide prevention walk in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this weekend.
Thousands were walking nearly 20 miles through the streets of San Francisco Saturday night and into early Sunday morning to promote awareness about suicide prevention.
The Golden Gate Bridge just celebrated 75 years since its opening to the public in 1937, but after decades of wrangling there’s now positive movement in getting a suicide barrier built on the bridge.
Facebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help.
San Francisco Suicide Prevention is trying something new to reach out to troubled youth dealing with depression – the Prevention Program tries to connect with young people in cyberspace.
Support and other resources for gay young people are out there, sometimes only a click or a phone call away, but advocates said the recent suicide of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi and other teens who were believed to have been victims of anti-gay bullying point to the need for even more widespread help.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KCBS)_ Santa Clara County is taking steps to strengthen its suicide prevention strategy. Supervisors passed a plan that takes a comprehensive approach to the mental health problem.