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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

From September 2020-21, Pullman PD responded to 67 suicide-related reports, three of which resulted in death. WSU PD expereienced fewer reports than Pullman PD because of a lack of students on campus.

Pullman PD responds to bulk of suicide-related reports

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

From Sept. 1, 2020, to Sept. 1, 2021, Pullman Police Department received 67 reports relating to suicide. Jake Opgenorth, Pullman PD Operations Cmdr., said three reports relating to suicide resulted...

Suicide Awareness Week draws attention to prevention education

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention...

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said the month of May has been a time to bring awareness to mental health.

City Council appoints new public works director, discusses mental health

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 19, 2021

Pullman City Council appointed a new public works director and discussed rising suicide attempt rates during their meeting Tuesday night.  Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said Shawn Kohtz will replace...

“Were all susceptible to struggling,” Cunningham Chilton said. “This isnt something that should have stigma attached to it.” 

‘Bearing witness to other people’s suffering can take its toll’

LOREN NEGRON and TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER February 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide...

From Feb. 16, 2020, to Feb. 16, 2021, Pullman PD coded three deaths by suicide, 62 attempts and 58 threats.

‘Every statistic is a real person’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor February 18, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention...

From 2016 to 2019, three suicides occurred among members of Skagit County’s agricultural industry.

WSU extension office helps farmers overcome suicide, mental health issues

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 7, 2020

When Bob Engle witnessed his father experience clinical depression, Engle knew he did not want to venture on the same road his father walked on. “It’s just my own recognition to not let depression...

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