youth suicide

The popular young adult drama has been linked to a rise in suicide rates among teens.
"Something is happening in adolescents that hasn't happened before," says an author of the study that looked at poisonings.
A new study confirms what experts have been worried about: The Netflix show's detailed depiction of suicide can lead to contagion.
World News
The Moria camp on the island of Lesbos is way over capacity, forcing people to live in squalor.
Between 2006 and 2014, the suicide rate among people 19 and under increased in at least 36 states. By Michael Ollove SALT
The WorldPost
Canada’s youngest Arctic territory has the highest suicide rate in the country – and also one of the highest in the world
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The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (UMUT) is one of three tribes that comprise the Ute Nation and one of 566 federally recognized tribes that are dealing with this national crisis. For more than 2,000 years, the people of the Ute Nation have lived in Colorado, Utah, and Northern Arizona.
Following the Red Lake School Shooting in 2005, the tribe received short-term federal grants. Seki said he learned two major
The most common causes of death were firearm (51.1 percent), hanging and suffocation (33.9 percent) and poison (7.9 percent
Suicide is neither contagious nor incited by conversation. Just as we teach our children to look both ways before they cross the street or to brush their teeth before bedtime, we need to arm them with the truth about depression and suicide.
Queer Voices
For more info on the "40 Days For The Trevor Project" head here. Planting Peace is the group behind the Equality House, the
In writing Give Sorrow Words I wanted to invite readers to join me on my journey. My intention was to let our story unfold naturally, not be weighed down by statistics and research. However, it was also important that readers understand that there is never one reason in suicide.
Queer Voices
For more information on "Talk To Me," visit the campaign's website or check out The Trevor Project itself. The "Talk To Me
Tina frowned, and looked at me. “That’s great! Your face looks a little fuller too,” my mom responded. Tina obsessed over
New York
We reviewed 10 years of data on injury deaths of children from 2001 through 2010. In this report, a special focus was directed to the cause of death among children 13 to 17 years old. Gun violence persists as a leading cause of death in this age group.
Queer Voices
This September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a time when we should all learn steps we can take to prevent the tragedy of suicide and take action to reduce risk for all people. During this month of awareness, I urge the LGBT community to take a stand and lead the fight to end suicide.
The World Post
According to the study, suicide rates are much higher in rural parts of India, and nearly 10 times as high in the more wealthy
Young people may not be able to avoid exposure to bullying or suicide, but David Litts, an associate director with the Suicide
The family of a 10-year-old honor student who killed herself last week said the girl had struggled with bullying at both