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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

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

Google Search for 'Depression' Now to Provide Screening Test - 2017-08-24
"Web search giant Google is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Illness to make depression screening a part of a search for 'depression' on the site." More

Antidepressants Used by 12.7 Percent of Those Age ≥12 in U.S. - 2017-08-16
"Antidepressant use is common among U.S. individuals aged 12 years and older, with non-Hispanic whites more likely to take antidepressants than other racial/ethnic groups, according to an August data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics." More

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years - 2017-08-15
"Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds." More

Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk - 2017-07-21
"Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest." More

Med Switch Not Always Best Choice With Tough Depression - 2017-07-11
"Adding an antipsychotic or a second antidepressant may produce better results, researchers say." More

Review: Depression Screening As Inpatient Important, Feasible - 2017-06-12
"Depression affects about one-third of hospital patients and could slow their recovery, according to research published recently in the Journal of Hospital Medicine." More

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants - 2017-06-02
"They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains." More

Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack - 2017-05-23
"Mental health experts say it's important for parents to encourage teens to follow through with their plans." More

Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years - 2017-05-02
"Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says." More

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