Naperville Students Push For Law To Put Suicide Hotlines On School IDsBut a group of Naperville kids are now the brains behind a bill headed to the governor's desk. They tell Morning Insider Tim McNicholas the goal is to prevent teen suicides.
20-Year-Old's Clothing Line Raises Awareness For Mental HealthJake Lavin lost his schoolmate Nick Spaid to suicide in 2017. Now Lavin is making it his mission to end the stigma behind mental illness through The Happiness Project.
After 12-Year-Old Son Takes Life, Mom Founds Gabriel's Light Organization To Prevent Youth SuicideA North Side mom is on a mission to save young lives.
Sister Of Chicago Police Sergeant Lori Rice Hopes Her Suicide Can Prevent Future Officer SuicidesChicago Police Sergeant Lori Rice's sister is still reeling, trying to make sense of her sister's suicide, but she hopes to help other officers now.
Kate Spade Foundation Donates $1M For Suicide PreventionThe company also said it will match public donations made to the service from June 20 through June 29, up to an amount of $100,000.
Depression And Suicide: What Signs To Look ForAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.8 million American adults seriously thought about suicide in 2016.
"He Got To My Heart": How A Bullied Teen Changed The Lives Of Two Denver Police OfficersEvery year in America, more than 2,000 teenagers commit suicide. Victor, however, isn't part of that statistic thanks to those two police officers who didn't see him as just another call, but rather as part of their calling.
New Logan Square Coffee Shop Offers 'Sip Of Hope,' Aims To Eliminate Mental Health Stigmas121 people commit suicide every day in America, an alarming statistic a Chicago non-profit is trying to drop. Sip of Hope Coffee Bar in Logan Square is trying to reduce that number below 100 and include coffee as part of their strategy.
Metra Partners With Mental Health Experts To Create Suicide Prevention SignsMetra announced Wednesday its plan to develop and install suicide prevention signs at station platforms in an effort to deal with what the rail agency calls “a crisis.”
Suicide Hotlines Receive Surge In Calls After Robin Williams' DeathOne advocate says the increase in calls to a Chicago-area suicide prevention hotline has been so great that they've brought in extra volunteers and backup staff.