Today’s Solutions: June 21, 2024

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Golden Gate Bridge suicide prevention nets finally installed: a lifetime advocacy realized

After two decades of tireless effort, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco now has stainless-steel netting designed to prevent suicides, a project championed by survivors and families devastated by tragedies. Kevin Hines, who miraculously survived a jump over the bridge at the age of 19, Read More...

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UK-based walking group makes strides in men’s mental health

Of course, it’s never advisable to generalize, in this case, however, the evidence demonstrates that men are notoriously difficult to serve when it comes to mental health support.  With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we at The Optimist Daily are thrilled to highlight initiatives Read More...

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The warning signs of youth suicide and how to respond

Growing up is tough, especially for the current generation that has had to push through a global pandemic, climate anxiety, political unrest, and general uncertainty in almost all aspects of life. The building pressure and the looming unknowns can bring anyone down, especially young people who are Read More...

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How to create a company culture which supports mental health

Slowly but surely the stigma surrounding mental health is being broken, but Harvard Business Review found that nearly 60% of U.S. workers have never broached the topic of mental health at work. Given that work is a primary source of stress for many people, creating a culture of mental health Read More...