Tag: suicide

Study: More Teen Girls are Inflicting Self-Harm, But Why?

What would you do if you found out a young female in your life was contemplating suicide? New research suggests that incidents of self-harm are rising among young girls and women. Recently, a letter published by the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at the rates of suicide among young adults (Mercado, Holland, Leemis, …

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: How You Can Help

Many people may be unaware of the fact that September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Every year, more than 41,000 people take their own lives. The impact of suicide is far-reaching, and there’s no better time to talk about it than now. As the National Alliance on Mental Illness explains, the month of September was …

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