suicide

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Use of Safe2Tell, created in response to Columbine, is growing as front line tool in school safety

While the anonymous tip program has come into its own as part of the AG’s office, it also faces a statistically small but troubling problem -- kids who use it to target other kids

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What’s behind Colorado’s new suicide prevention campaign? Real teen voices

A local, youth-led effort to promote a suicide text line was so successful, the state is copying it

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First-of-its-kind study of Colorado suicides reveals traumatized communities — for reasons that differ across the state

All four counties studied reported a slow economy and lack of jobs as risk factors for suicide

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One in eight Denver residents is clinically depressed and most aren’t getting treatment, new study says

Public health officials in Denver used electronic records, surveys to pinpoint how many in the city are depressed

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One in three Colorado suicide deaths followed binge drinking, study finds

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment study was the first to examine link between suicide and alcohol