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About the Series

Confronting Suicide is a four-part series produced for Arizona Public Media's NPR 89.1 FM. The series takes an in-depth exploration of the issues behind suicide for teenagers, college students and older adults, and it offers conversation with experts on how suicide can be prevented. Reporters Fernanda Echavarri, Andrea Kelly and Gisela Telis produced the series.

Resources

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
1 800 273-8255

WEBSITES

Arizona Suicide Prevention ALERT
Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition
Southern Arizona Mental Health Corporation
Suicide Prevention at the University of Arizona
University of Arizona Medical Center

MORE RESOURCES

Pima County Crisis Response Center - 520.622.6000
University of Arizona Counseling and Psych Services - 520.621.3334

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.

Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rate—but deaths underreported and often ignored.

On the University of Arizona campus.

Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.

Daniel Moreno photographed with his mother and sister.

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.

SPECIAL REPORT: Confronting Suicide

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

Apr 17, 2014


3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.


Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

Apr 16, 2014


In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rate—but deaths underreported and often ignored.


Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

Apr 15, 2014


8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.


Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

Apr 14, 2014


In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.