Panelists presented 2 studies comparing evidence-based strategies to improve patient outcomes. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) hosted a virtual panel on youth and young adult suicide prevention, led by U.S. Representatives Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) and Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). PCORI, an independent nonprofit organization sanctioned by Congress in 2010, hostedRead More →

Universities will be better equipped to intervene early to help prevent the devastating impact of suicide in their communities thanks to a framework released today by Universities Australia and Suicide Prevention Australia. Suicide Prevention: A Competency Framework for Universities provides a structure that allows for early intervention for staff whoRead More →

Legislation is underway to ban so-called ‘conversion therapy’ in the UK. A study by Fr. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., a senior research associate at the Ruth Institute, shows that sexual orientation change exertion therapy (SOCE) does no harm, unlike what is widely affirmed. SOCE is consistently misnamed “conversion therapy” by itsRead More →

1. Initiation of a prescription opioid is associated with a more than doubled risk of suicidal behavior in adolescents and young adults. 2. However, when adjusting for confounding variables such as the presence of pain, this increased risk of suicidal behavior is significantly reduced to only 19%. Level of evidenceRead More →

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As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic spread across the world, it caused global health and economic disasters. More quietly, mental health issues also began to increase in quantity and severity, and there were strong concerns about the potential increase in suicide rates. Most of the population was protected fromRead More →

Urian B.Tech Times July 29, 2021, 02:07 (Photo: Screenshot from official Pexels website) Self-esteem is one of the top four predictors of suicidal behavior in college students | Discoveries of AI algorithms Is there a way to predict suicide risk in college students? Researchers from Montreal and France note thatRead More →

According to a study published in Psychological medicine. Although the risk of suicide associated with hormonal contraceptives is relatively low, the results indicate that the topic warrants further attention and research. (If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or follow this link to theirRead More →