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Kristas True Story of Help & Hope for Teen Suicide Prevention - 2012-05-21
""Krista got a late night call from a friend when she was in middle school. The friend's talk of disappearing and thinking that people would be better off without her made Krista think her friend might kill herself. She talked to her mother and to the school counselor. Her friend got help, and Krista realizes that " it never, ever hurts to tell an adult -- always tell someone!" " More

Trying to Find a Cry of Desperation Amid the Facebook Drama - 2012-02-27
"For adolescents, Facebook and other social media have created an irresistible forum for online sharing and oversharing, so much so that endless mood-of-the-moment updates have inspired a snickering retort on T-shirts and posters: “Face your problems, don’t Facebook them.” " More

RI Youth Who Committed Suicide Gave Warning Signs - 2011-12-05
"Eighty percent of young people who committed suicide in Rhode Island told someone they were thinking about killing themselves " More

CDRT Youth Suicide Issue Brief - 2011-10-21
"The Rhode Island Child Death Review Team (CDRT) is a multidisciplinary team operating under the auspices of the Office of the State Medical Examiners within the Department of Health. During 2005-2010, the Child Death Review Team reviewed deaths of 73 young people ages 0-24 who died in Rhode Island by suicide. " More

World Suicide Prevention Day - 2010-09-09
"September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Join a national movement to changes lives and save lives." More

Telltale Clues That Your Child Is Depressed - 2018-04-14
"Know what to look for if you suspect your child or teen may be depressed." More

1 in 20 Younger Women Suffers Major Depression - 2018-03-12
"Depression is a big problem in women during and after pregnancy, but it's also a concern throughout the reproductive years." More

Antidepressants Do Work, Some Better Than Others: Study - 2018-02-22
"Antidepressant drugs actually do help ease depression, countering debate over whether the medications do what they're supposed to, a large research review has found." More

Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest - 2018-02-13
"Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults has depression, and the rate is almost twice as high for women as men, health officials say." More

Many With Depression Delay, Avoid Treatment - 2018-02-08
"Only one-third of people newly diagnosed with depression start treatment quickly, and seniors and minorities are the least likely to get help in a timely fashion, a new study finds." More

Talk Therapy May Be Worth It for Teen Depression - 2018-01-29
"Talk therapy can be a cost-effective way to treat teens with depression who don't take or stop using antidepressants, a new study finds." More

Feeling Sad? Here's How to Beat the Holiday Blues - 2017-12-27
"The holiday blues might be a common phenomenon, but there's plenty you can do to protect your mental health this time of year." More

Help for Seasonal Depression - 2017-11-14
"As many as 20 percent of Americans get the winter blues when days grow shorter." More

Online CBT Program Beneficial for Depression, Anxiety - 2017-11-09
"For patients with depression and anxiety, online computerized cognitive behavioral therapy (CCBT) provided via a collaborative care program is beneficial, but combining an internet support group with CCBT offers no additional benefit, according to a study published online Nov. 8 in JAMA Psychiatry." More

1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues - 2017-08-29
"Strong support networks increase chances a woman will reveal her symptoms, study says." More

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