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Take Control: Suicide Awareness

By Lt. Libby Peachey, mental health department psychology staff and suicide prevention coordinator, Naval Hospital Jacksonville In recognition of Suicide Awareness Month, I want to underscore the importance and raise awareness of suicide, the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.—according to Centers for Disease Control. Suicide is a complex behavioral response to stress, illness, isolation and substance abuse. A …

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