Suicide

8:02am

Wed May 13, 2015
News Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Abstinence-only curriculum is not sex education, judge rules // SF Gate

"California’s sex-education law prohibits school districts from indoctrinating students on the need to remain celibate before marriage or teaching them that abstinence is the only safe way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, a judge has ruled.

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8:00am

Fri January 9, 2015
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 01.09.15

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Should marijuana be a Schedule 1 drug or not?... Home invasions linked to pot… Prices drop 40% in Washington… What Smokey says… and more.

LEGALIZATION

Looking back at 2014 drug policy successes // HuffingtonPost.com   Changes are moving California “towards drug policies that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights,” according to this summary by the Drug Policy Alliance.

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1:20pm

Mon February 3, 2014

11:36pm

Sun February 2, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: What do we know about suicide, and why are the rates rising?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the underlying factors of suicide. According to the Centers for Disease Control, every year, more than 38,000 Americans take their own lives. Suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have risen sharply in the past decade. What explains this? What are the warning signs and what can be done to prevent suicide? Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Courtney Brown, hotline coordinator for the San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hotline

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11:16am

Wed January 29, 2014

Questioning my inside jokes

From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Sophie Varon
January 27th, 2014 by Sophie Varon Featured on KCBS "K.M.S." I say it all the time. It stands for kill myself. But it's just an inside joke with my friends. Right? I use the acronym as a secret way to tell my friends exactly how I feel without the risk of offending anyone who catches parts of our conversation.

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