• Suicide Prevention Talk Coming To Holy Spirit

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Verona will be hosting two presentations of “Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention”, a program of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The presentations are sponsored...

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  • Lessons for Life from Death: My Notes On Suicide

    Over the last year I have become increasingly more aware of the public attention that suicide deaths have been given. Last year, 2016, was a 30-year high in reported suicides. This attention has allowed more open and...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Suicide Prevention Walk Thanks Sponsors

    The organizers of the Montclair-Verona Out of the Darkness Walk to be held on Sunday, October 22, are thanking the sponsors who have helped propel the walk for suicide awareness and prevention well past its original fundraising...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Football Teams Tackle Suicide Prevention

    The Verona High School and Ramsey High School football teams will be squaring off on Saturday, September 30, but their biggest challenge won’t be on Sellitto Field. The teams, which don’t usually play each other, will be...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Still Don’t Know What To Say: A Year Later

    This holiday weekend marks a painful anniversary for a friend of mine. It is the first anniversary of her son’s death. While most of us are enjoying end of summer festivities, she is grieving. Labor Day weekend...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Superintendent’s Corner: Thoughts On ’13 Reasons Why’

    “In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.” –Marianne Williamson Over the past week, I have had the...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Verona Police Save A Life–In Verona, Italy

    The Verona Police Department saved a life late last week: The life of a Chinese student in Verona, Italy, thanks to a Chinese student in the U.K. According to the website Buzzfeed, which usually writes about social...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Suicide: Trying To Ask The Right Questions

    It has only been days since the very public news regarding the suicide death of Robin Williams. Truth is, suicides account for about 25,000 to 30,000 deaths per year in the U.S (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention/AFSP)....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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