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Reducing The Annual Rate Of Suicide In The US By 20% By 2025

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has a bold new plan for reducing the annual rate of suicide in the U.S. by 20% by 2025. AFSP’s Project 2025 is using the “top minds in the mental healthcare field coupled with dynamic data modeling” to target four key focus areas, which they have deemed represent the highest potential to reach the most people at risk for suicide in the shortest amount of time. These include: healthcare systems, emergency departments, firearms, and corrections systems.

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Verbal abuse awareness campaign uses Alexa to combat domestic violence

Some forms of domestic abuse aren’t as obvious as the purely physical. Psychological violence is estimated to be the most common form of intimate partner violence in the United States and Europe, affecting 35-49% of men and women, according to non-profits No More and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV).

The research on verbal abuse is limited, in part because so many cases go unreported. That’s why No More and the NRCDV have launched ‘#NoMoreVerbalAbuse’, an effort to raise awareness about verbal abuse and provide resources for individuals in need.

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