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Breaking the Silence: Shining a Light on Oregon’s Suicide Crisis

April 15, 2019 - Throughout the month of April, newsrooms across the state are highlighting the public health crisis of death by suicide. The goal of “Breaking the Silence” is to not only put a spotlight on the problem that claimed the lives of more than 800 Oregonians last year, but also to examine research into how prevention can and does work and to offer resources to help if someone is in crisis. Click here to read the stories.