Content warning: This article includes mentions of suicide, suicidal ideation and mental health issues. A team that includes Brown researchers received a $15 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health in late September to create a national suicide prevention center. The establishment of the center began earlier thisRead More →

Study framework The study was conducted at Dessie City Correctional Center in North Eastern Ethiopia from February 16 to March 5, 2020. Dessie City has one correctional facility, which was established in 1958. This correctional facility is located in South Wollo, Amhara Regional State, North Eastern Ethiopia, 401 km fromRead More →

Sampling wesley lifeforce networks In 2019, there were 92 networks in operation, with around a third established in 2017 or later [16]. To be included, LifeForce networks had to be operational and established between 2001 and before 2017, leaving 60 Wesley LifeForce networks included. There were more Networks in regionsRead More →

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (October 19, 2022) — University of Kentucky Human Resources, in conjunction with UK HealthCare’s Healthy Kentucky Initiative, is offering free online training to help employees who know someone with mental illness become a mental health champion and learn how to save a life through research-backed suicide prevention. trainingRead More →

There has been a lot of talk about the recently published large randomized clinical trial (519 participants) sponsored by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of lithium versus placebo to prevent suicide attempts, hospitalizations to prevent suicide and deaths after a previous attempt.1 The distinguished group of investigators foundRead More →

LOS ANGELES — Social and educational disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic have heightened concerns about the mental health and suicidal behavior of adolescents in the United States, according to a new study from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the study published Thursday in theRead More →

As many organizations wrap up the celebration of Suicide Prevention Month in September, suicide prevention should remain at the forefront of our organizational mental health and wellness initiatives. Remember that suicide is a response to psychological and/or emotional pain that causes mental suffering. For many of those who lost theirRead More →

A new suicide prevention campaign has launched today, on World Mental Health Day (October 10), to provide free online Zero Suicide Alliance training to everyone in Hertfordshire. Created by Integrated Care Partnerships across Hertfordshire and Essex in association with Thurrock and Brentwood Mind, the #LetsTalkAboutSuicideHerts campaign aims to encourage conversationsRead More →

CARBONDALE, IL — Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host a suicide prevention and mental health awareness event on the lawn of the university’s Morris Library on Monday. The “Send Silence Packing” event will include a display of backpacks placed on the lawn of the library, with each backpack representing aRead More →

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, increasing by approximately 30% between 2000 and 2018. A suicide death occurs every 11 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2020, an estimated 45,979 lives were lost by suicide. However, statistics showRead More →

1. In patients with prescription folic acid, the rate of suicidal behavior was lower in months with prescription compared to months without. 2. Additionally, among patients who received vitamin D12 prescriptions, rates of suicidal behavior did not differ between months with and without a prescription. Level of evidence assessment: 2Read More →

Photo courtesy Abigail Alvarez On World Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, Pathways Center and AnotherWay Foundation ensured that no one walks alone. Pathways, a local behavioral healthcare organization, and AnotherWay, a non-profit organization supporting mental health services, organized the National Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk and Coping Skills Fair “Nobody walk alone”Read More →

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a $5 million multi-agency pilot program aimed at reducing suicide among vulnerable groups in Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Saratoga counties. Funded through a grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and administered by the state Office of Mental Health, Capital Connect willRead More →

The compelling story of a teenage girl with seemingly everything going for her and her fall into private despair that inspires her to attempt suicide is an area of ​​mental health, youth activists and the County Suicide Prevention Coalition from Yavapai want to share with teens and parents this week.Read More →

Theodore Beauchaine and Kristin Valentino University of Notre Dame psychologists Theodore Beauchaine and Kristin Valentino received the National Institutes of Health’s Transformative Research Award for researching two promising new interventions to reduce the risk of suicide in vulnerable youth. Part of the NIH’s high-risk, high-reward research program, the award supportsRead More →

(Credit: Unsplash) This article was written exclusively for The European Sting by Mr. Abdul Rehman, a third-year MBBS student from Allama Iqbal Medical College. The author is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), a cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this article belongRead More →