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WASHINGTON — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.

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Rise in Suicide; Albizia Wood; Manoa Heritage Center; Taimane

The Conversation: Friday, December 8th, 2017

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as New Capital of Israel; Tax Plan Raises Concerns Among Grad Students; Suicide PreventionFederal Grant for Small Business

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Events are being held across the state this week for National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is still a taboo subject for many, and the next generation is taking action. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this story.

O'ahu Island Suicide Prevention Task Force

Every other day in Hawai’i, someone dies of suicide. That’s according to the state Department of Health’s latest figures. While suicide at any age is cause for concern, youth suicide has its own unique challenges. HPR’s Ku’uwehi Hiraishi reports.