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Study: Police Officers and Firefighters Are More Likely to Die by Suicide than in Line of Duty

The just-released Ruderman White Paper on Mental Health and Suicide of First Responders examines mental illness among police officers and firefighters, and reveals rates of suicide, depression, and PTSD that are higher than civilian population rates

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It’s time to expand our diversity conversation to include people of all races, genders, AND abilities. Let’s make 2018 the year that we get diversity right!
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Imagine not being able to make your daily commute, because you can’t access the necessary MTA transit.

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Selena Gomez’s openness about her experience with depression and anxiety is helping destigmatize mental health.

 

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The Ruderman Family Foundation, denounces the casting of Joaquin Phoenix to play John Callahan, a cartoonist with a disability, in the new Gus Van San

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Such honesty brings us another step closer to ending the stigmas behind mental health.

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The new Ruderman Family Awards for Excellence in Reporting on Disability will recognize work done by large-market digital, broadcast and print media

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