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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

Differences Found in Brains of Kids Born to Depressed Parents - 2019-12-12
"The brains of kids who have a high risk of depression because they have parents with depression are structurally different from other kids' brains, a new study finds." More

Exercise Can Help Prevent Depression, Even for Those at High Risk - 2019-11-06
"Getting more exercise could help ward off depression, even if you have a genetic risk for it, new research shows." More

Is Your Child Depressed or Suicidal? Here Are the Warning Signs - 2019-06-25
"Many parents think it couldn't happen to their kids, but the number of children and teens admitted to children's hospitals for thoughts of self-harm or suicide is alarming." More

FDA Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression - 2019-03-20
"Postpartum depression is a common and often devastating condition for new mothers, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first drug to help combat it." More

FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression - 2019-03-06
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the nasal spray medication esketamine -- a relative of the club drug and anesthetic ketamine -- for use against severe depression." More

FDA Poised to Approve Ketamine-Like Drug to Ease Depression - 2019-03-05
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could give its approval this week to esketamine -- a relative of the "club drug" and anesthetic ketamine -- against severe depression." More

Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Depression in Teens - 2019-02-05
"When a person in his or her teens is depressed, there may be different warning signs than those shown by people older or younger, the American Academy of Family Physicians says." More

Simple Treatments to Banish Winter Blues - 2019-01-15
"The gray days of winter bring many people down, but a few simple steps can pep you up, an expert says." More

World Cup Matches Might Boost Your Mental Health - 2010-06-16
"Rooting for your favorite team creates sense of connectedness, research shows." More

Females May Be Naturally More Prone to Stress: Animal Study - 2010-06-15
"A male-only protein found in rats helps control stress signals in the brain, research shows." More

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