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988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline Sees 45% Increase in Contacts, But Funding Issues Remain

988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline Sees 45% Increase in Contacts, But Funding Issues Remain

Since the suicide of 988 & Crisis Lifeline launched on July 16, call centers saw a 45% increase in contacts — mostly people texting or messaging asking for help — compared to a year ago, according to new data from the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “What we’ve seen is a …

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Private equity sees billions in eye care as companies target high-profit procedures

Private equity sees billions in eye care as companies target high-profit procedures

Christina Green hoped cataract surgery would clear up her blurred vision, which had worsened after taking medication to fight her breast cancer. But the former English teacher said her 2019 surgery with eye consultants in St. Louis failed to achieve 20/20 vision or correct her astigmatism, despite an out-of-pocket fee of $3,000 for surgical upgrade …

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Trava Security sees great potential in cybersecurity insurance market - Indianapolis Business Journal

Trava Security sees great potential in cybersecurity insurance market – Indianapolis Business Journal

Rob Beeler, left, and Jim Goldman co-founded Trava Security Inc. (IBJ Photo/Eric Learned) On the fields of computer networks, network security and cybercrime, Jim Goldman has built his career around his ability to predict the future. In the pre-Internet era of the late 1980s, Goldman was looking for ways for remote computers to communicate with …

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