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    Suicide Warning Signs

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    the estimated 1 million attempted suicides per year, approximately 90% of individuals who commit suicide successfully have a mental disorder than can potentially be treated. There are many factors that you can observe for to catch an individual preparing to kill themselves. Suicide warning signs are things to observe for that indicate if an individual is at a higher risk for attempt of suicide. These signs can be seen though what an individual says, how they behave, or what their mood projects as (American Foundation, 2015). In this paper the writer will discuss two articles studied on suicide prevention interventions. The two articles indicate that a magnet with suicide warning signs and hotline numbers, as well as listening without judging, offering goal-achieving strategies, and age specific support groups were successful suicide prevention interventions used for adolescents and college students. In the article by Sise, et al. (2011), a tool used to enhance suicide prevention in college students is studied. The purpose of the study was to raise awareness…

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    Obesity Warning Signs

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    doctors for physicals and flu shots. Parents are also concerned with their children’s safety from harmful adults, not injuring or hurting their bodies, and making sure they do not have sex, take drugs, or drink alcohol. But, are parents worrying about the new spreading health condition that is affecting children more and more every year? This increasing epidemic is obesity. Childhood Obesity relates to having a lot of bodyweight and it is very harmful to children, childhood obesity has a lot of…

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    On 16 October, 1977, the appellant visited the reserve and dived in to the Basin from a partially submerged rock ledge into the water. He became a quadriplegic almost immediately as his head struck a fully submerged rock. As a consequence, he brought this action for damages for the injuries he suffered, he further claimed that the Board failed to give any warning , adequate or otherwise, that it was unsafe to dive from the ledge when the Board must knew or ought to have known that the ledge…

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    The Army’s Leaders, in turn, must protect their Soldiers and maintain their readiness at all times. To do this, the Army developed several programs intended to keep Soldiers active and prepared for the challenges they will face. The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness, SH/ARP, and Suicide Prevention programs are some of the most prominent in a long list of initiatives the Army created to take care of its Soldiers. Each of these programs relies on Army Leaders to maintain personnel…

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    Essay On Active Shooter

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    zero-tolerance under the Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994 by examining each case in depth and avoiding sentencing students to Alternative Schools that are only charged with a minor infraction. Sentencing under the Gun-Free Schools Act provides that any student caught with a firearm be expelled for a minimum of one year yet many schools have widened this to include petty offenses. Alternative schools have been proven to cause more harm than good by placing children with other children that have…

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    "70% of people who committed suicide told someone or gave warning signs before carrying out their plan." These numbers could be decreased significantly if more people would tell an adult about a person's harmful plan, but most teenagers have troubling deciphering whether a comment from a peer is a harmless joke or a harmful plan. Others fear they will end friendships or get called names so they decide against telling an adult. Although some teenagers of “To Tell or Not to Tell” by Mary Kate…

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    Don’t allow people to pass their time with you. Make the most of your time in relationships and friendships by identifying the warning signs of indifference and manipulation. They either treat you with respect or they don’t, there is no middle ground. If more than a few of the following signs exist in your relationships, I recommend a comprehensive examination of your partner, wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, lover or friend. Don’t sell yourself short. If you don’t expect more from the…

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    Warning signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and firefighter suicide Fire department officers that present information on warning signs of suicide and PTSD to their firefighters will reduce the amount of affected firefighters by these two behavior issues each year. Warning signs are designed for family, and coworkers, however, they could also be for friends. Warning signs can just be another tool to protect our firefighters, time is going by so fast that co-workers do not recognize that their…

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    Between the years of 1914 to 1918, approaching 1 million British soldiers gave up their lives fighting for King and country (greatwar.co.uk). Wilfred Owens, one of the greater known first world war poets, was one of these. He died at the age of twenty-five, only a week away from armistice, leaving behind approaching 100 poems. Despite his early death, Owen’s poetry has immortalized him, passing to future generations both his experience and sentiments regarding the first world war. Like many at…

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    What are some of the warning signs of abuse? The signs of abuse can sometimes be as obvious as recurring bruises on a child 's body or as obscure as emotional trauma commonly mistaken for shy behaviors. Understanding the signs of abuse can help save lives, as stated on the Childhelp.org. “close to five children die everyday in the united state as a result of abuse.” This horrific statistic can be avoided with merely getting the help the child deserves, however most of the time the child being…

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