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February 2018

Pre-K Week 2018 Launched at the Capitol!

Pre-K Week 2018 Launched at the Capitol!

Published: Feb 15, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

Out of the Dog House, into the State House! On Tuesday, February 13, Georgia Pre-K Week 2018 was officially announced at the Georgia State Capitol with DECAL’s mascot, CALi, and the Pre-K Teachers of the Year, Nathan Leatherwood and Jodi McNamara! The eighth annual Georgia Pre-K Week is scheduled for October 1-5, 2018. This year’s Pre-K Week […]

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Videos are New State Tactic Against Teen Suicides

Videos are New State Tactic Against Teen Suicides

Published: Feb 11, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Media

The state has produced powerful new videos in an effort to help combat teenage suicide. The Public Service Announcements, released by the GBI’s Child Fatality Review Panel, feature teens talking about depression and hopelessness – and ways to overcome them.

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Citing High Teen Suicide Rates, Georgia releases PSA

Citing High Teen Suicide Rates, Georgia releases PSA

Published: Feb 8, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Media   |   Tags:

In the past three years, 144 Georgians under age 25 have taken their own lives, according to the Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel. The group says that for every young person who dies by suicide, national statistics indicate 25 others will have attempted to take their own lives. That means approximately 3,600 other children likely attempted suicide during the same three-year period.

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New PSA Targets Preventing Youth Suicides

New PSA Targets Preventing Youth Suicides

Published: Feb 8, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Media   |   Tags:

A startling statistic, 144 youths have taken their own lives in the past three years in Georgia. It’s those tragedies that have led to a new effort to prevent youth suicide. That is part of a new public service announcement that will soon hit TV screens around the state. The PSA includes survivors who bravely share their stories about suicide attempts.

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Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel Announces Release of PSAs Targeting Youth Suicide

Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel Announces Release of PSAs Targeting Youth Suicide

Published: Feb 8, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Media   |   Tags:

In the past three years, 144 youth have taken their own lives in Georgia.  For every young person who dies by suicide, national statistics indicate 25 others will have attempted to take their own lives.  That means approximately 3,600 other children have attempted suicide during the same time. 

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Suicide Prevention PSAs Release

Suicide Prevention PSAs Release

Published: Feb 7, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Press Releases   |   Tags:

Voices for Georgia’s Children, Georgia Child Fatality Review, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Human Services’ Division of Family and Child Services, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have come together to produce a series of PSAs aimed at children helping children. These PSAs include survivors who […]

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