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Reporter Lenny Bernstein and videographer Jon Gerberg of The Washington Post recently spent time in a Brooklyn ICU. Here's how they approached the risks.
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In August 2018, three high school students and an elementary school student in Rancho Cucamonga, California killed themselves. I wanted to do more than just report the grim facts of their deaths — but how?
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This poem was awarded an honorable mention in The Denver Post’s teen essay contest as part of an ongoing Crisis Point project on youth suicide in Colorado.
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I first became interested in jail suicides when I was reporting on the state prison in Montana, where I found that murders were quite uncommon inside the prison — but suicides were not.
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The Courier Journal's continued coverage of food insecurity in Louisville is supported by the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism's 2018 National Fellowship....
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During the recent state legislative session Florida lawmakers approved new rules for plastic surgery centers, which have been loosely regulated despite the deaths of patients.
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Correspondent Michael Hill reported this story with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
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“Everyone from my community has to go to prison," one Jacksonville inmate wrote. "It is the way it is. It is a way of life for us. We didn't know anything else.”
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“I try to provide them with the tools to grow, so they can make that decision not to jump in that (stolen car), and not to pick up that gun, because they need to make those decisions when no one else is around.”
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The practice of harm reduction seeks not to shame people who use drugs into giving them up, but simply to provide them with the tools to improve their health.

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