suicide prevention

Grayscale raise $2K for suicide prevention with “Tommy’s Song” live video
Grayscale raise $2K for suicide prevention with “Tommy’s Song” live video
Grayscale recently dropped a live music video for "Tommy's Song" and are raising money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The band performed the song live for the first time with a gospel choir in October. Read more: Anthony Green talks “extremely lonely” addiction amid Mac Miller release To honor the album and ending the run at home, they played “Tommy’s Song” live for
Mike Shinoda, Talinda Bennington participate in PSA for suicide prevention
Mike Shinoda, Talinda Bennington participate in PSA for suicide prevention
Talinda Bennington and Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda have participated in a PSA for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. You can watch it below. Read more: Linkin Park pay tribute to Chester Bennington on one-year anniversary of his death Chester Bennington unexpectedly died last July after taking his own life. Following the...
Mike Shinoda, Jared Leto, Pearl Jam join mental health broadcast
Mike Shinoda, Jared Leto, Pearl Jam join mental health broadcast
Linkin Park member Mike Shinoda, Thirty Seconds To Mars' Jared Leto and members of Pearl Jam will join the crusade to raise mental health awareness and prevent suicide as part of Entercom's upcoming "I'm Listening" radio broadcast. Read more: Foo Fighters cover Queen under a fake band name Airing across the United States to start Suicide Prevention Week on Sunday, Sept...
Laura Jane Grace gives advice for those struggling with suicidal thoughts
Laura Jane Grace gives advice for those struggling with suicidal thoughts
Laura Jane Grace wants you to keep living.  For those unaware, September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and when Grace spoke over the phone with Alternative Press recently, she opened up about her own relationship with recognizing suicidal thoughts and working through them so she remained alive and her mental health became stronger.  Read more: ... Read More ...
Metallica, Halsey, more join suicide prevention campaign “I’m Listening”
Metallica, Halsey, more join suicide prevention campaign “I’m Listening”
Metallica, Halsey, Bleachers, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and more are set to be a part of the mental health awareness and suicide prevention campaign, “I’m Listening," as Rolling Stone reports. It includes a special program set to take place on World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10. Read ... Read More ...
After Logic’s VMAs performance, calls to suicide prevention hotlines rose by 50 percent
After Logic’s VMAs performance, calls to suicide prevention hotlines rose by 50 percent
Logic's inspiring VMAs performance of "1-800-273-8255," a courageous song about the rapper's own struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts, reportedly prompted a 50-percent uptick in calls to suicide prevention hotlines. Read more: Jared Leto honors Chester Bennington at the 2017 VMAs As reported by the FADER, the rapper took the stage at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards with artist
Gideon’s Daniel McCartney sounds off on suicide awareness—an op-ed
Gideon’s Daniel McCartney sounds off on suicide awareness—an op-ed
In this op-ed, Gideon guitarist Daniel McCartney sounds off on depression and suicide awareness. I can remember growing up hearing the terms "depression" or "mental illness," and at the time they meant nothing more to me than someone being sad, per se, or just upset in general about something that didn't go their way that day. I ...
Hope For The Day fight mental health stigma with ‘Summer Of Hope’ Warped Tour documentary
Hope For The Day fight mental health stigma with ‘Summer Of Hope’ Warped Tour documentary
Suicide is hitting the Warped Tour demographic in higher numbers than ever, and Hope For The Day set out on the road this past summer to make a difference. By advocating to end the stigma against mental illness and encouraging people to raise their voices and share what they’ve been through HFTD opened a serious dialogue about suicide prevention and awareness. Sum... Read More ...
Help Yourself, Then Help Someone Else: How To Observe National Suicide Prevention Week
Help Yourself, Then Help Someone Else: How To Observe National Suicide Prevention Week
This past Sunday marked the beginning of National Suicide Prevention Week, designated by the American Association Of Suicidology to help raise awareness toward the problems of suicide and self-harm. Whether it’s the tragic deaths of returning war veterans suffering from PTSD, the genuinely shocking passing of a beloved celebrity like Robin Williams or the unknown problems of many troubled youth, t
Hope For The Day Presents: Music Saved My Life with Frank Turner
Hope For The Day Presents: Music Saved My Life with Frank Turner
For National Suicide Prevention Week, AP and Hope For The Day have teamed up to bring you three brand new episodes of "Music Saved My Life." Today, Frank Turner discusses his introduction to punk music, and the punk-rock community, which he describes as "a refuge for the weird kids," and how it has helped him throughout his life ...
Hope For The Day Presents: Music Saved My Life with Hans Schloesser (Team Hans)
Hope For The Day Presents: Music Saved My Life with Hans Schloesser (Team Hans)
In this installment of Music Saved My Life, our video series in partnership with non-profit Hope For The Day, Hans Schloesser--former member of Mushmouth, turned driver for many of your favorite bands--recounts the story of his father's death, laying down the reality of of suicide and how it affects on those who lose a loved one to it. ...
The Lead: You’re Not In This Alone: introducing the Hope For The Day list series
The Lead: You’re Not In This Alone: introducing the Hope For The Day list series
Every day, we are bombarded by negativity. Whether it’s a horrible tragedy we see on the news, an ad that makes us worry about our physical appearances, a snide comment on a website, a fight with a family member or friend or simply one more thing gone wrong on a day when nothing seems to go right, we’re constantly discouraged by the outside world and ourselves. AP and th ...
APxYT: August Burns Red discuss how music saved their lives
APxYT: August Burns Red discuss how music saved their lives
In part two of our "Music Saved My Life" series in partnership with Hope For The Day, August Burns Red drummer Matt Greiner and vocalist Jake Luhrs tell us how being in a band and playing music gave their lives purpose. Listen to their personal stories and hear how they reached out to their creative outlets in both good times and bad in the video below ...