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Tag Archives: suicide prevention

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…


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…


NSU Professor Participates in National Webinar on Bullying, Cyberbullying and Suicide Prevention

Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies, recently participated in a national webinar on bullying, cyberbullying and the prevention of suicide. The webinar was conducted by the national, award-winning CyberBully Hotline program. During the webinar, Poland addressed the latest trends in bullying and cyberbullying, suicide prevention strategies…


Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention Publishes 2013 Quarterly Newsletter

NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention has published their May 2013 Quarterly Newsletter. Inside this edition: Suicide Prevention in the Capital Suicidal Behavior Disorder Suicide and Violence Prevention Spotlight – Scott Poland, Ed.D., and Douglass Flemons, Ph.D., Co-Directors of NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Suicide Prevention Resources…


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Suicide Survivors Honor Lost Loved Ones & Spread Awareness During Walk at NSU

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. But many Americans remain unaware that suicide is a national health problem that claims more than 36,000 lives each year. NSU students hoped to…


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.


NSU Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention and the Ganley Foundation Welcome Jordan Burnham

Faculty, staff and students are invited to hear and meet Jordan Burnham, Tuesday, Oct 25 at 12 p.m., in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 1048-1049. Jordan is a suicide survivor who is now “changing the conversation about mental health.” You are invited to hear him tell his story and join…


“Out of the Darkness” Community Walk at NSU Raises $15,000 for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

With the understanding that every 16 minutes somewhere in the US another life will be lost to suicide,  NSU students recently helped organize and host the 2nd Annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk to Prevent Suicide. The walk raised more than $15,000 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention…


NSU and the Broward Sheriff’s Office Collaborate to Raise Awareness on Violence

NSU recently hosted a conference to raise awareness on violence in our society. Nationally recognized experts in psychology, suicide prevention, law enforcement, counseling, and other areas were among the speakers at the conference entitled “Violence Knows No Boundaries.” They addressed topics covering school and domestic violence, workplace violence and sex…


Join Walk to Prevent Suicide, Honor Lost Loved Ones on Nov. 21

Every 16 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 and the second leading cause among college students. Despite the list of shocking and tragic recent headlines about students who take their own lives, many…


Help Prevent Suicide, Honor Lost Loved Ones, and Save Lives During Walk at NSU on Nov. 21

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students will participate in the school’s second annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk to Prevent Suicide starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21. The walk will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) in its mission to prevent suicide and assist those affected by suicide.


September Health Tip: It Takes Us All to Create a Living Safety Net

  Submitted by NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention: Scott Poland, Ed.D., NCSP : Coordinator, Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention; Co-Director, SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Grant CPS Faculty Douglas Flemons, Ph.D., LMFT : Co-Director, SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Grant; SHSS Faculty Erin Procacci, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist : SAMHSA Suicide Prevention NSU…


Hot Topics in Psychology: Updates on Suicide-Prevention Research, Sept. 16

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and the Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) will open the 2010–2011 Hot Topics in Psychology lecture series with “What’s New in Suicide-Prevention Research?” a presentation by Ralph E. (Gene) Cash, Ph.D., associate professor for CPS. The event will take place on Sept. 16…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Features Ronnie Oller, Aug. 27

Ronnie Oller, community organizer, philanthropist, and wife of Robert S. Oller, D.O., CEO of Nova Southeastern University’s Division of Clinical Operations., will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Aug. 27. She will be talking about the NSU annual mega-event that’s dedicated to kids called “A Day…


NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies Names Humanitarian Of The Year

Karen Grosby, M.Ed., dean of Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), has announced that Polly Wilkie, will be named the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year at an awards dinner on Feb. 11 at 6 p.m., at the Signature Grand in Davie.