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PLATTSBURGH | When the National Alliance on Mental Illness - Champlain Valley (NAMI: CV) held its annual meeting June 10 at Saint Peter’s Catholic Church, it introduced to speak Scott Aubin, a war veteran, child sexual abuse victim and... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | University of Vermont Health Network — Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) Ashley Doyle, RN, patient advocate manager, received the Beryl Institute’s Ruth Ravich Patient Advocacy Award... Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

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I appreciated your editorial on suicide in this week’s issue of the Eagle. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Suicide rates throughout the United States, and especially in Vermont, are on the rise. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | Deena Giltz McCullough honored by statewide group Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | School administrators, emergency responders and others from around Vermont came together last week for the annual Governor’s Statewide School Safety Training Conference. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | If you don’t think suicide is a growing concern here in Vermont, think again. A local news report in June cited that “suicide is the eighth-leading cause of death in Vermont.” Read more

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KEESEVILLE | Authorities are continuing to investigate a robbery connected to a fiery crash on the Adirondack Northway last month that left one man dead and two people injured. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Retaining jail guards and recruiting people to take on the position has become a significant problem in Warren County, area law enforcement officials warned county supervisors last week. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | For the fifth year, the memory of Paul McKay brought the local community together to reflect and show their appreciation to those veterans still searching for help. Read more

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As Vermont prepares for the July 1 legalization of “personal possession” of marijuana and next year’s looming legislative battle over full commercial cultivation and sale, there’s more bad news about the impact of marijuana use on suicide and traffic Read more

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CROWN POINT | A nationally-recognized life coach recently visited Crown Point Central School to speak with students. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | Jason Spector told a group of teachers from the True North School Districts that they need to “show up on game day,” as far as meeting the needs of at-risk students. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Youth Bureau will sponsor “suicideTALK,” a program that aims to teach area sports coaches how to recognize and address children contemplating suicide, on Oct. 4. Read more

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It’s been a tragic year for rock and roll fans. Read more

Editorials

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RUTLAND — Despite claims of victory from Vermont’s physician-assisted suicide advocates, plaintiffs in a recently dismissed District Court case said the judge’s decision ultimately was a win for moral and religious liberty. Read more

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Report: Essex County has higher rates of obesity, premature death and lower access to care than state average Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Team of volunteers to assist people who’s lost a loved one to suicide Read more

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