Suicide

Special Report: Suicidal Thoughts Resulting in “The Final Journey”

Contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

LAKE COUNTY, Minn. – It’s one word surrounded by stigma and often never discussed — Suicide. Nationally, the number of people taking their lives continues to dramatically rise year-after-year. So how do the numbers break down locally? The number of suicides reported along the North Shore of Minnesota have spiked over the past ten years. Many people have come from…

Pruitt Center Hopes to Better UWS Mental Health

New Mindfulness and Wellbeing Center Opens at University of Wisconsin-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis.- As fun as college may be, those 4 years are no walk in the park. A 2016 UCLA study found that in over 100 different institutions, 33% of students had considered suicide in college, due to stress. Today, the University of Wisconsin-Superior opened up a safe place for stressed students to go. Different faculty, staff and members of…

The 9th Annual Suicide Awareness Walk Strolled Through Carlton

Hundreds Walk Side By Side Supporting Those Who've Lost Someone To Suicide

CARLTON, Minn. — Today the 9th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk took place at Carlton High School. Friends, family and everyone was welcome to walk side by side for support on Saturday morning. As Minnesota suicide rates have been on the rise since 2000.   “I lost my son; it’s a very excruciating time. It was very painful. I felt…

Northlanders to Remember Those Lost to Suicide

Saturday: 9th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk

CARLTON, Minn. – This weekend, hundreds of people in Carlton will be focused on breaking the stigma of mental illness as they take part in the 9th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk. It’s taking place on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. at Carlton High School in Carlton, MN. There will be a short, non-competitive, walk followed by…