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The California Report Radio Show Discusses Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention discussion on The California Report

Recently broadcast on local radio station KPCC 89.3, The California Report dedicated a segment to suicide prevention with interviews from Dr. Kita S.Curry and Didi Hirsch volunteer and survivor Ester Bryant.

Host Scott Schafer focuses on mental health issues and looks at the successful approaches as well as the unmet needs facing Californian communities.

Members of Didi Hirsch survivor group interviewed for E Channel

Didi Hirsch Survivor Group Interviewed


Broadcast on December 8, 2010 and rebroadcast December 9, 2010, Laura Ling's new show features an episode on the increase in teen suicide. Members of Didi Hirsch's Survivors After Suicide  provide insight and knowledge to help prevention efforts.

E! Investigates: Teen Suicide
Teen suicide has been increasing for the past 30 years - E! Investigates will try to discover what may behind the increase in this tragic trend. Hosted by Laura Ling.

No easy answers for cause and effect in the loss of loved ones

No easy answers in the loss of loved ones


The tragic loss of a beloved Los Angeles Unified teacher has left many asking for answers on what triggers a suicide attempt. LA TIMES columnist Sandy Banks spoke at length with Dr. Kita S. Curry on the story of Rigoberto Ruelas. Her article highlights the confusion and questions that remain after a tragic loss.

read the LA TIMES column by Sandy Banks


Alice's Adventures in Wellness

Alice's Adventures in Wellness

"It would be so nice if something made sense for a change" says Alice, and at the Didi Hirsch  Wellness Center it does.


Mental Illness: Helping Kids Who Hurt

Mental Illness: Helping Kids Who Hurt


Dr. Kita S. Curry outlines childhood mental health myths.

NULA Honors Didi Hirsch CEO and Medical Director

NULA Honors Didi Hirsch's Dr. Kita S. Curry


At The Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Reception, Dr. Curry was honored with the Outstanding Services Award and Dr. Bonds received the Excellence in Treatment Award.

DIDI HIRSCH is proud to announce 24/7 Spanish Language support on the crisis line

24/7 Spanish Language support on crisis line

As of July 1, 2010, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services’ Suicide Prevention Center has been able to provide suicide prevention crisis hotline services in Spanish24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Lyn Morris interviewed by Pat Morrison on Southern California Public Radio

Lyn Morris interviewed on SoCal Public Radio


Lyn Morris, Division Director of Emergency Services talks with Pat Morrison on the increase in suicide among middle age people in the US.  Pat and Lyn explore the facts on recent headlines and suicide statistics with Paula Clayton, Medical Director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.


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