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2014-04-08 12:27:39

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper on teenage suicide written by two assistant professors of sociology at the University of Memphis will be published in the field's flagship journal, the American Sociological Review, in April. "Are Suicidal Behaviors Contagious in Adolescence?," by Drs. Seth Abrutyn and Anna Mueller, also will be the subject of an upcoming podcast for the journal. In the paper, the authors find that extremely personal behaviors, like suicide, are...

2013-09-03 23:03:35

The Trevor Project and 20 national partner organizations across health, mental health, suicide prevention, education, youth and LGBT communities join “Talk to Me” to raise awareness for suicide prevention in September. West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Throughout September, The Trevor Project and 20 national partners will be raising awareness to prevent suicide among youth, especially those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ), through...

Study Finds One In 25 Teenagers Has Attempted Suicide
2013-01-10 15:10:06

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite previous mental health attention, a staggering number of teens will attempt to take their own lives. Adolescence is a vulnerable time in most everyone´s life. There is this odd confluence of mental and physical development whose ends seem in perpetual conflict during this strenuous time in our lives. Mentally, we are striving to fit in with the group, go with the flow and not make waves. Alternatively, our physical...

2012-10-15 11:32:14

Dr. Paramala J. Santosh, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK Suicide in children and adolescents has long been a matter of great concern to modern society, particularly for clinicians who deal with mental health problems of children and adolescents. For instance, in 1910 the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society with Sigmund Freud among the attending experts held a conference, dealing with what was perceived to be a growing epidemic of youth suicide. At the beginning of the 21st century, suicide and...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

A YouTuber named Katie explains why she is smiling even through a horrible personal tragedy; furthermore, Sunset Bay Academy explains the healing power of her video and the example she sets for other teens struggling with depression or suicide thoughts. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 The internet allows anyone and everyone to have a voice in the global community. It´s both a blessing and a curse that anyone can be so utterly connected to people that may never meet face-to-face....

2012-01-25 17:00:00

Funds from sales of California's first LGBT license plate will support anti-bullying programs. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Assembly Member Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) introduced a bill today to create the first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) specialty license plate for California. AB 1539 would make California the fourth state in the nation–after South Carolina, Indiana, and Maryland– to offer a LGBT-themed license plate. “This will be an important...

2011-11-28 11:47:59

Thoughts about killing oneself and engaging in suicidal behavior may begin much younger than previously thought. While about one of nine youths attempt suicide by the time they graduate from high school, new findings reveal that a significant proportion make their first suicide attempt in elementary or middle school. In a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, nearly 40 percent of young adults who said they had tried suicide said that they made their...

2011-11-02 22:01:19

Roughly 1 million people die by suicide each year. In the U.S., where nearly 36,000 people take their own lives annually, more than 4,600 victims are between the ages of 10 and 24, making suicide the third leading cause of death in this age group. Youths treated at hospital emergency rooms for suicidal behavior remain at very high risk for future suicide attempts. But despite the urgent need to provide them with mental health follow-up care, many don't receive any such care after their...


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