suicide http://wrvo.org en Suicide prevention app aims to reach wider population http://wrvo.org/post/suicide-prevention-app-aims-reach-wider-population <p></p><p>New York state has one of the lowest suicide rates in the nation. But, that still translated into more than 1,600 deaths in 2011, and upstate rural communities have been identified as the most at risk.</p><p>Now the state Office of Mental Health has released a free <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/safety-plan/id695122998?ls=1&amp;mt=8" target="_blank">iPhone app</a> designed to extend the reach of their suicide prevention initiative.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:12:27 +0000 Kate O'Connell 44810 at http://wrvo.org Suicide prevention app aims to reach wider population Stand Against Suicide offers help while increasing awareness http://wrvo.org/post/stand-against-suicide-offers-help-while-increasing-awareness <p>Some central New Yorkers are taking a Stand Against Suicide. An Elbridge-based organization is trying to raise awareness about the risks of mental illness that can sometimes lead to suicide.<br><br> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:25:16 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26672 at http://wrvo.org Stand Against Suicide offers help while increasing awareness