Tag: suicide

Mental health troubles spare no gender, age or lifestyle

The deaths of country singer Naomi Judd and Kailia Posey, who appeared in the TLC show “Toddlers & Tiaras,” expose the greater need to treat mental health more seriously and quickly. 

Suicide rate fell in 2020, but California seeks to improve

As vaccination rates rise and COVID’s hold on American society begins to wane, many are still struggling with the effects of the pandemic. Efforts surrounding mental health have come into greater focus over the past year, especially on the effects of isolation due to COVID-19.

Trauma leads to suicide in military

A recent report finds that suicide among active duty military has increased during the past five years.

Mental health resources needed

When high schools throughout California were surveyed on the rate of suicidal ideation among their student population in 2017, the high percentages caused many districts to take a look at what they could do to better help their students. Collecting this data is crucial if districts want to ensure their students are mentally healthy and have access to the resources they may need. 

Let’s not neglect survivors

The Marjorie Stoneman Douglas school shooter had taken the lives of 17 students, faculty and staff members on Feb. 14, 2018.

Television Review: ’13 Reasons’ only needed one season

A year after “13 Reasons Why” became Netflix’s buzziest show for its ability to not shy away from tough subject matter, we return to Liberty High school where the school’s climate is still in turmoil five months after the suicide of Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford).

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