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Nova Southeastern University
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Tag Archives: Suicide Awareness

Celebrity Suicides Bring Issue of Mental Health to the Forefront

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. These celebrities seemed to have it all – fame, wealth and a lifestyle glamorized in pop culture. Unfortunately, not everything is at it seems – which makes their apparent suicides even more shocking. Suicide rates in the United…


SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Recent statistics show that every 12.95 minutes in the United States someone dies from suicide. It’s estimated that every year, nearly 1 million Americans attempt suicide, and more than 40,000 die annually by taking their own life. It’s the 10th leading cause of death in…


Death of Actor/Comedian Robin Williams Provides Opportunity to Discuss Suicide Awareness and Prevention

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The tragic loss of actor Robin Williams, a brilliantly funny man, loved by many, has sparked massive media and news coverage. As Robin Williams has touched so many of our lives, we are confronted with the unique, albeit unfortunate, opportunity to touch the lives of the…


2013 Out of the Darkness Community Walk, Starts Nov. 24

Join the NSU and South Florida community in raising suicide awareness by participating in the annual Broward County Out of  the Darkness Community Walk on Sunday, Nov. 24 on the main campus. The walk is co-sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Awareness and Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Registration…


Palm Beach SEC to host Free Suicide Awareness Seminar featuring Renowned NSU Expert, June 16

NSU is hosting a free suicide awareness seminar on Saturday, Jun. 16 at the Palm Beach Student Educational Center.  Scott Poland, Ed.D., associate professor and co-director of  NSU’s Suicide and Violence Prevention Office, will present and discuss various aspects of suicide. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation. The free…


Help Prevent Suicide, Honor Lost Loved Ones, and Save Lives During Walk at NSU on Sun. Nov. 20

Every 15 minutes, somewhere in the United States another life will be lost to suicide – the third leading cause of death among 15 to 24-year-olds. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students hope to help change this by participating in the school’s third annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk to Prevent Suicide starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. The walk will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) in its mission to prevent suicide and assist those affected by suicide.


Suicide Awareness Seminar Given by Experts

Nova Southeastern University (NSU), in Miami, is hosting a suicide awareness seminar on Saturday, October 15th. Presenters will discuss various aspects of suicide and attendees will receive a certificate of participation.