The 9th Hour

Nearly 1 million people worldwide commit suicide each year, with anywhere from 10 million to 20 million suicide attempts annually.” says SpoiledRotten Mahogany. Her focus this month is on Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Concerned Bloggers Association. Click here to read her full story: http://spoilednfr3sh.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/in-the-9th-hour/

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If you are in crisis and need help right away, call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.

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Recovery.

Sylvia Olivier shares her personal story with Suicide Awareness & Prevention this month for Concerned Bloggers. She recounts her personal struggled with depression which lead to her attempt and recovery. Please offer her love and understanding here: http://sylviaolivier.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/concerned-bloggers-suicide-awareness-wpossible-trigger-warning/

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If you are in crisis and need help right away, call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.

2012 In Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.


Thank you everyone for reading and listening to our Public Service Messages. This is the heart of why Concerned Bloggers Association began: to give a voice to what will make our society better informed, compassionate, and loving.

2013 promises to be JUST as exciting with new topics like Veteran’s Rights, World Hunger, Family Planning and medical epidemics like Diabetesjust to name a few. We hope our bloggers offer up new concepts that will peak your curiosity to explore new ideas and promote change for the better.

If you would like to join our blogging community, please contact Marleen Vaughan for more information. ALL ARE WELCOME. 

Have a Happy and Healthy New Year with your Loved Ones! ❤

Find Hope, Find Love.

Anabelle Marquis of Bellessima runs down the facts of what happens with Suicide Awareness and Prevention for the Concerned Bloggers Association. She offers up some statistics from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Click here for her full story: http://belles.dotdigita.com/concerned-bloggers-association-public-service-annoucement/love-yourself/

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If you are in crisis and need help right away, call this toll-free number, available 24 hours a day, every day: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service available to anyone. You may call for yourself or for someone you care about. All calls are confidential.

U Can Find Help

Sian Pearl of parthenoid blog offers up insights of the link between depression, suicide and the LACK of professional help in the UK. To read her full post, including a video from the U Can Cope Foundation, click here: http://parthenoid.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/concerned-bloggers-association.html

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If you or a loved one in the UK is suffering and in need of help. Please contact the UK Suicide Hotline. The numbers are: 08457 90 90 90* (UK) 1850 60 90 90* (ROI).

The Concerned Bloggers would be lost without you.