"The simplest, bluntest, most wide-reaching policy tool to reduce suicide deaths is also the one that’s the most rarely used: simply reducing access to lethal means." - for .
US teen and young adult suicide rates are the highest on record. Here's how to prevent suicide among young people, according to research.
I don't think we're going to hear presidential candidates talk a lot about youth mental health. But maybe they should
Overall, around 16% of adolescents, the CDC reports, consider suicide in a given year. “That’s an epidemic,” says , the director of clinical psychology at UNC. And the deaths are just the tip of the iceberg.
I was out last week when this published. So I'd like to share now. Because I think it's important. And, I hope, it's helpful.
Teens are increasingly depressed, anxious, and suicidal. How can we help? via
This article considers some reasonable explanations for the record peak in youth suicide, but neglects something obvious: does 2017 have anything in common with 1994?