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Florida Shooting

| September 18, 2014

TWO ADULTS AND SIX CHILDREN ARE DEAD IN WHAT POLICE SAY IS A MURDER-SUICIDE SHOOTING IN NORTH FLORIDA. THE SHOOTINGS HAPPENED IN A HOME IN BELL, FLORIDA – ABOUT 80 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JACKSONVILLE. POLICE SAY THEY RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL FROM THE SUSPECT – IDENTIFIED AS 51-YEAR-OLD DON CHARLES SPIRIT. POLICE ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND […]

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Robin Williams Suicide Puts Depression, Substance Abuse and Suicide Under Spotlight

| August 12, 2014

The world is still stunned by the news actor/comedian Robin Williams is dead from an apparent suicide yesterday afternoon. Publicly, Williams seemed to have it all, fame, fortune and a worldwide fan following. But privately it was a different story. One millions of people can relate to.  Oscar winner Robin Williams…was known worldwide for his […]

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Man in Standoff Commits Suicide

| June 30, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police say a man was found dead in a South Portland garage after a standoff. Police say the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday in the garage of his Memory Lane home. They did not release the name of the man. A criminal investigation team is still […]

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Police and Fire Prevent Suicide

| May 7, 2014

At approximately 8:53 p.m. Tuesday night, the Presque Isle Police Department and Fire Rescue responded to an attempted suicide [by hanging] at Portland Glass on Main Street.  First responders were able to physically intercede.  A 61 year old Presque Isle resident was transported by Crown Ambulance to TAMC for treatment and injuries.

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Medical Monday 4.28.14: Teen Launched Run/Walk To Promote Depression Awareness

| April 30, 2014

A young woman is leading the way in her community of Fort Kent, promoting physical fitness as a proactive way to combat depression and teen suicide. As Shawn Cunningham reports in this week’s Medical Monday, momentum is building for a walk and run that will put mental health issues in a NEON SPOTLIGHT. After a […]

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