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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

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

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression - 2017-03-09
"Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed." More

Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk - 2017-01-31
"Almost half of those with the disorder attempt suicide and up to 20 percent succeed." More

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too - 2017-01-17
"Certain men at greater risk, doctors say." More

Managing Holiday Stress - 2016-12-23
"Focus on one thing at a time and try to give back when you can, experts advise." More

Depression on the Rise Among U.S. Teens, Especially Girls - 2016-11-14
"Report authors point to cyberbullying, social media use as possible causes, but say that hasn't been proven." More

Many Depressed Adults Not Getting Treatment: Study - 2016-08-29
"Reasons range from dismissal of symptoms to shame or stigma." More

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