Stories tagged: "suicide prevention"

Meet the Oxford Senator Who’s Pushing for Better Gun Safety Laws

Popular gun safety bills have yet to get time in the Republican-controlled Michigan legislature. But Sen. Rosemary Bayer from Oxford has secured a hearing.

Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman.
How One Michigander Saved Lives Working the State’s New Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Michigan's new mental health hotline, MiCAL, is about more than helping Michiganders through crisis, explained one staffer. It's about helping them find hope.

Hearts of hope, behind view of two sisters on Lake Michigan holding up their hands, making heart shapes.
Michigan Community Organizations Get $650,000 for Suicide Prevention

The new program will help develop evidence-based approaches to reducing the rate of suicide attempts among young, underserved Michiganders.

Isabella Borruso stands in front of one of three storage units packed to the brim with bottles and cans. Not pictured: 4+ full garages. (Photo courtesy Isabella Borruso)
WATCH: How a Michigan Teen Amassed $10k in Empties For Charity

What started as a way to make some extra cash during quarantine turned into a community-wide passion project for high school senior Isabella Borruso.