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Mental Health Association Speaks About Suicide Signs and Prevention

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Robin Williams' publicist issued a statement saying that the actor and comedian was suffering from severe depression.  Sal Caraco came by our Fox 46 Studios to help us understand exactly what depression is, how to spot the symptoms and ways that we can help those who are suffering.  He says, it starts with having a conversation.

We also spoke with a woman who is sharing her story after surviving three suicide attempts.

Suicide Survivor Interview


Also... here are some important numbers:

Cardinal Innovations Mobile Crisis: 1-800-939-5911

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas, Inc: http://www.mhacentralcarolinas.org/suicide_prevention.cf

Mobile Crisis Unit (Mecklenburg): 704-566-3410



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