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Gidion’s Knot Presented by The New Ensemble

IN THE October 29 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Gidion’s Knot opened in Fresno this past weekend, presented by The New Ensemble, and it definitely fits with their goal to provide shows that make you think. I knew going in that I was going to enjoy my night at the theatre because I always enjoy a TNE show.

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To Write Love On Her Arms

IN THE September 8 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
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by Ashley Brandon



Suicide. Scary word, right? Every year over 36,000 people take their own lives. Every 15 minutes someone commits suicide in the United States alone. That’s a little over one hundred people a day and that does not include failed attempts.

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The Sad Little Secret: Mental Illness

IN THE September 8 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
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by Muffy Walker



As we approach National Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15, and World Suicide Prevention Day September 10, we wanted to share some articles dealing with the issue of suicide and mental health. So we share with you this article by Muffy Walker of the International BiPolar Foundation about stigma of mental illness & how suicide touched her life, and an interview with To Write Love On Her Arms. Learn more about what you can do to make a difference during National Suicide Prevention Week and beyond, check out this website & the website for World Suicide Prevention Day.

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by Emily Durbin
& Sherry Walling



Many of us experience periods of sadness, apathy and anxiety. In fact, many people have passing thoughts of causing harm to ourselves. Suicidal thoughts are not unusual, but they can become dangerous if they are persistent and pervasive. Although, it can be a difficult topic to discuss, candid conversations about suicidal thoughts can be lifesaving.

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The Trevor Project

IN THE June 25 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andHelping Hands,
andMental Health,
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by Justin Kamimoto



There is a one of a kind national organization that combines many volunteers and endless hours of training to provide youth with resources of ending suicide of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and question (LGBTQ) youth community. This great organization, The Trevor Project, was founded by three individuals 13 years ago who did not intentionally set out to become the first and only nationwide, 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ youth.

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What Is G.S.A.?

IN THE January 8 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andTeens
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by Justin Kamimoto



What is G.S.A? Girl Scouts of America? No wait. it’s Granny Smith Apple! Of course not! It’s a Gay Straight Alliance. Read on to learn more…
A Gay Straight Alliance is a LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) and straight ally-friendly, student-run club mainly in high school, but also on some middle school campuses.

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