Health & Fitness | Gender issues

Suicide Facts and Myths - Transgender Trend

The threat that children may commit suicide if parents do not support their social and medical transition is not born out by the facts.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Suicide prevention gets a new lifeline

Psychologists remain on the forefront of suicide prevention, serving as critical first responders and training nonpsychologists to help meet the need

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

988 Lifeline Dialing Code Launches

On July 16, 2022, the dialing code 988 will become available across the US to route callers to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network.

Psychology | Psychology

New research in suicide prevention

Researchers study who is at most risk of suicide and when.

Psychology | Psychology

You Knew She Was Depressed, But Suicidal? Now What? - Workplace Coach Blog

Your coworker is depressed, possibly suicidal, what can you do?

Politics | Politics

Researchers: CDC Misrepresented Research To Keep Schools Closed

The team of researchers highlighted that the CDC had used their work to issue recommendations for schools re-openings they claim is based in fear.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Develop AI Tech To Detect Early Signs Of Suicide Risk

The suicide risk detection tech is based on the automatic text analysis of social network content via machine learning and NLP algorithms.

Psychology | Psychology

Taking Suicide Down From 44% Times National Average to Zero - Workplace Coach Blog

The year was 1971. The suicide rate in Nome, Alaska was forty-four times national average. The most at risk were …

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Handgun ownership is a 'major risk factor' for suicide

Owning a handgun is linked to a significantly higher risk of suicide, and particularly suicide by firearm, according to a large study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Why Suicide Rates Among Millennials Are Rising - The Atlantic

Suicides and overdoses among young adults were already skyrocketing before the pandemic started. Now experts fear that the situation is going to get even worse.

History | History

Who Was Peg Entwistle? - True Story of the Actress Who Jumped off the Hollywood Sign

The tragic story of Peg Entwistle, the actress who jumped to her death from the Hollywood sign — and inspired Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series.

Psychology | Psychology

Brain scans show promise in spotting suicidal thoughts - CBS News

Comparing scans of people's brains thinking about the word "death," you get different results in a person who has thought about suicide and one who has not

Health & Fitness | Health

One in four women say taking the contraceptive has damaged their mental health | Daily Mail Online

Dr Zoe Williams (pictured) presented an episode of Horizon revealing the pill can cause small increases in the risk of breast cancer and blood clots, and may be linked to higher rates of suicide attempts.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

We Tell Suicidal People to ‘Get Help.’ But What Happens When They Do? | The Mighty

The Mighty answers the question, "What really happens to people who get help when they're suicidal?"

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Molecule deficiency may help diagnose severe depression

New research shows that reduced blood levels of a specific molecule may predict the severity of major depressive disorder and change diagnostic practices.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Global Warming Linked to Higher Suicide Rates across North America - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

To Anderson Cooper: Suicide Attempt Survivors Can’t Always Answer Why

Anderson Cooper said he stills struggles to understand why after his brother's suicide 30 years ago. The answer doesn't always provide relief.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

What to Do When a Loved One Is Severely Depressed

There are no easy answers for helping someone struggling with depression, especially if you’ve already tried and tried. Here are some tips from experts.

Psychology | Personality

If You Think a Friend Might Be Suicidal, Ask

Don’t let your anxiety or worries about triggering someone hold you back.

Health & Fitness | Health

What Can We Do To Stop Suicide?

NOTE: If you are depressed or suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

Health & Fitness | Health

New pressures for perfection contribute to rise in teen suicide – Orange County Register

Impossible expectations of perfection caused by Internet, pressure for digital ‘likes,’ causes new, alarming trend in teen suicide.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Is a Teen Depressed, or Just Moody?

With reports of an increase in teenage depression, experts say parents should watch for major changes in their own children.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

This 11-year-old survived cancer. Bullying drove her to suicide, her family says

The Ohio middle school student had been subjected to incessant tormenting that day, according to reports, and told her friend she was going to kill herself when she got home. She shot herself with a handgun she got from her home. About 1 in 5 students rep

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Study ranks suicide rates for dozens of professions. Is your job there?

Researchers found the highest rates in manual laborers who work in isolation and face unsteady employment, but the rate varied enormously between professions.