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Stories related to: rural suicide

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

News Network: Rural Suicide Project Gets People Talking

September 25, 2018

CapRadio Health Care Reporter Sammy Caiola and Amador County Mental Health Programs Coordinator Stephanie Hess recap our project on rural suicide and tell us how the county is moving forward.

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Chronic Loneliness Is A Major Cause Of Suicide For Seniors, Especially in Rural California

September 12, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

It’s a health issue that presents a threat of early death equal to obesity. One-third of all people who took their lives in Amador County between 2010 and 2017 were over age 60.

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

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Dying To Get Out: Stigma, ‘Copycat Effect’ Drive Youth Suicide In Rural Amador County

September 11, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Many young people say they don’t have a healthy way to express feelings of being trapped and misunderstood. And teens who live in remote places are more likely to seek a fatal escape.

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Amador County: Faces Of Suicide Prevention

September 6, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

For a long time, Amador County has had culture of silence around suicide. There’s a growing coalition of residents trying to break it, in hopes of convincing friends, family and neighbors to get help. Here are some of the people who are speaking up.

Bill Lavallie / Ledger Dispatch

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Second Murder-Suicide In Five Months Casts Violent Shadow On Amador County

September 4, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

These crimes cause a huge ripple through communities, and are often just the tip of the iceberg for deeper problems in broken families.

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