suicide http://michiganradio.org en Michigan aims to identify health risk behaviors http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-aims-identify-health-risk-behaviors <p>Michigan is rolling out new guidelines designed to help health providers better identify teens with high-risk behaviors.<br><br>The statewide guidelines recommend that adolescents be assessed for health-risk behaviors, such as violence, at least once a year. They also recommend that health care providers use one of four screening tools to ensure adolescents are consistently screened statewide.<br><br>The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says high-risk behaviors are the primary cause of the death or serious injury of about three-quarters of teens.<br> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 20:27:16 +0000 Associated Press 11835 at http://michiganradio.org EMU's police chief commits suicide http://michiganradio.org/post/emus-police-chief-commits-suicide <p>The police chief at Eastern Michigan University has died in a suicide. The Washtenaw County sheriff&#39;s office says Greg O&#39;Dell was found dead Friday just west of Ann Arbor. He was 54 years old.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>O&#39;Dell had recently returned to Ypsilanti as EMU&#39;s police chief after three months as public safety chief at the University of Michigan. He said he wanted to return to a job he loved.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 24 Dec 2011 19:13:50 +0000 The Associated Press 5552 at http://michiganradio.org Holidays can be stressful for homeless kids http://michiganradio.org/post/holidays-can-be-stressful-homeless-kids <p>The holidays often highlight family and special meals. But those can be delicate issues for some people, including homeless kids.&nbsp; Pam Cornell-Allen is Associate Director of <a href="http://ozonehouse.org/index.php">Ozone House,</a> a non-profit that helps homeless youth in Washtenaw County. She says the holidays focus on a sense of family, and that can be a tender subject for homeless kids.</p> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 15:00:00 +0000 Kyle Norris 5125 at http://michiganradio.org Holidays can be stressful for homeless kids