Suicide prevention

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Palo Alto Officials Propose Caltrain Suicide Prevention Cameras

Officials with the City of Palo Alto are proposing to install cameras at a Caltrain crossing to prevent future track deaths.


Bernard Mayes

Bernard Mayes, SF Man Who Created America’s 1st Suicide Hotline, Dies at 85

Mayes’ work would build the foundation for a network of more than 500 help centers across the country.


Benicia Martinez Bridge (Wikimedia Commons)

Officers Prevent Man From Jumping Off Benicia Bridge

Two Benicia police officers prevented a despondent man from jumping from the Benicia Bridge Thursday afternoon.


Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge

Man Who Survived Golden Gate Bridge Jump To Lead Suicide Prevention Walk

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.


Participants in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's annual  Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk.

Thousands Walk Through San Francisco All Night For Suicide Prevention

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.


Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Closer To Federal Funding

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.


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Facebook Rolls Out To New Tool To Prevent Suicide

Facebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help.


Depressed guy

San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hotline Reaches Out To Teens Online

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.


Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi committed suicide days after his roommate allegedly streamed video of him with another man in his dorm room. (Facebook)

Support, Counseling Available For Victims Of Anti-Gay Bullying

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.

CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010

Santa Clara's Suicide Prevention Plan

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.