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

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | Deena Giltz McCullough honored by statewide group more

The Sun

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

The Vermont Eagle

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. more

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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 more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — With help comes hope. more

The Sun

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MORIAH — Former professional lacrosse player Ken Bartolo recently had a powerful message for students at Moriah Central School about his long climb back from drug addiction. more

The Sun

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Every year, when autumn leaves start to fall, various important health-related causes compete for our attention in the news and popular culture. more

Editorials

WESTPORT — The Mental Health Association (MHA) in Essex County will celebrate their 50th anniversary at Ballard Park in downtown Westport, Saturday Oct. 1. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Suicides in Essex County are down, and a coalition of agencies think they may be making a difference. more

The Sun

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