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Melanie Brown-Woofter: Reducing Stigma of Mental Health is Key to Reducing Suicide Deaths

In Florida, death by suicide is the second leading cause of death in the 15-24 age group.  More teenagers and young adults die by suicide than from motor vehicle accidents or homicides.
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Florida Chamber Launches Institute for a Safer Florida

“The goal of the ISF is to help Florida evolve from a state that has witnessed school and workplace violence that has claimed dozens of lives, to a state that has among the safest schools and places of employment in the nation,” the new group noted on Wednesday. “The ISF will focus and champion solutions in four key areas: safer schools, safer workplaces, mental health, and public safety.”
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