A new study has found that LGBT teens are 63 percent more likely to consider suicide compared to heterosexual teens. Using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Youth Behavioral Risk, the authors calculated… Read The post 40 Percent of LGBT High School Students Have Considered Suicide, According to New Study appeared first on Towleroad.
Anyone who has cared for loved one at the end of life knows that dying isn’t always pretty. In developed nations we tend to medicate terminally ill individuals into narcotic stupors, but that doesn’t prevent death from sometimes still being a long, agonizing, and painful process. For that reason, some physicians believe that choosing to... Read more »
On April 28, 2017—the day 30 Under 30 alum Logic released his song “1-800-273-8255,” named for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline—the organization received 4,573 calls, a 27% surge. It was the second-highest total in the organization’s history behind the day Robin Williams died.
Proceeds from “Catastrophes” by New Jersey’s No Wine For Kittens go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Marking National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Megyn Kelly tells the tragic story of Mallory Grossman, a 12-year-old girl who committed suicide after months of alleged bullying. Her parents, Dianne and Seth, and their lawyer, Bruce Nabel, join Megyn Kelly TODAY live to talk about the legal ramifications.
As someone who (mostly) earns a living by writing about mental health, it is heartening to see the steadily increasing national
Trigger Warning: This post discusses suicide. This September, HRC marked National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month by reaffirming our commitment to support the wellbeing of LGBTQ youth and adults. LGBTQ youth are disproportionately...Show More Summary
Accounts of coming through a suicidal depression to create a healthy, wholesome life are especially inspiring. They say that sometimes it’s necessary to hit bottom before...
September is National Suicide Prevention month; focusing on the benefits of collaborations, Dr. Gordon outlines recent research results as well as future directions.
The videos, created for National Suicide Prevention Week, show the devastating impact that suicide has on friends and family.
Three interventions designed for follow up of patients who are identified with suicide risk in hospital emergency departments save lives and are cost effective relative to usual care. A study led by researchers at the National Institute...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Mental Health) Three interventions designed for follow up of patients who are identified with suicide risk in hospital emergency departments save lives and are cost effective relative to usual care. A study...Show More Summary
What a strong teen. Draven Bennington, the son of deceased Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, has released three videos for National Suicide Prevention Week. This project comes less than two months after Chester's shocking suicide. Related: Aaron Carter Fears He Could Be HIV-Positive The 15-year-old is clearly trying to make a difference as he appears solo in the first [...]
National Suicide Prevention Week is being recognized from September 10 through 16.
Trigger Warning: This post discusses suicide. This September, HRC marks National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month by reaffirming our commitment to support the wellbeing of LGBTQ youth and adults. Though this support can come in many...Show More Summary
This week, National Suicide Prevention Week, it seems particularly appropriate to talk about both the good and the evidence-based.
This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. A week dedicated to raising awareness around a largely silent struggle. Suicide
Trigger warning: This post contains mention of suicide. This September, HRC marks National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, reaffirming our commitment to preventing suicide and supporting the well being of LGBTQ youth and adults in our communities. Show More Summary
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline reported a huge spike in calls following the rapper’s performance on Sunday.
Since Logic’s hit song “1-800-273-8255” first debuted in April, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline after which it’s named has seen record numbers in call volume and social media engagement. Calls are up 33% when compared to 2016,...Show More Summary