OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2017
Is it helpful to frame the gun debate as a public health problem? Also, our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest news topics of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2016
A new series in The Oregonian explores groundwater issues in eastern Oregon; a student wellness director from Blue Mountain Community College addresses the high rate of suicide in Kenya; and Benton County takes up the issue of ranked choice voting.
OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2015
Idaho ranks among the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation. We'll hear how state officials are approaching the problem.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2014
WEDNESDAY: In the wake of Robin Williams' death, we'll explore what it's like to live with depression.
OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2014
MONDAY: David Del Tredici's piano sextet Bullycide, which honors young gay men who have taken their own lives, will get its Northwest premiere in Portland at the Chamber Music Northwest Festival.
OPB | Broadcast: May 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A gang task force spent two years studying community members' perceptions of gang activity in the Southern Oregon county.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2013
MONDAY: A Harrisburg woman alleges side effects from a smoking cessation drug caused her husband to murder their 13-year-old son before committing suicide himself.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2013
MONDAY: What's it like to try to talk would-be jumpers out of taking their own lives, as Portland Police officers did recently on the Vista and Fremont bridges?
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2013
Joe Bell's cross-country journey is a tribute to his son, Jadin. He began in La Grande, Oregon on April 21, 2013 and is currently in Denver, Colorado.
OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2013
City officials and residents are exploring ways to reduce the number of suicides at Portland's Vista Bridge.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2013
Joe Bell has begun a two-year walk across the country to honor his son Jadin, who killed himself this winter after experiencing bullying.
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2013
In many discussions about guns, one thing is often left out: the fact that in Oregon 83 percent of gun deaths are due to suicide.
OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2013
We'll get the latest on Monday's officer-involved shooting as well as a grand jury's decision on another shooting in February.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 19, 2012
What can be done to decrease the growing number of suicides among active duty soldiers and veterans?
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2012
Kim Stafford discusses writing about the most painful story of his life: his brother's suicide.
OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2012
Four inmates have died in the Clark County Jail this year, including two suicides that took place in July.
OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2012
How many people die on the street each year? The fact is, we only know a small part of the story.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2012
According to newly released data, the rate of suicide among veterans has dropped (but risen among active duty soldiers), and the incidents of domestic abuse and child abuse among veterans have increased. We'll find out what's happening.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 14, 2011
Next year, the Portland Police Bureau will begin to redirect non-threatening 911 calls involving suicide to a mental health call center.