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Men's Health

For some men, rewriting the 'holiday script' may prove beneficial to their mental well-being

Holiday Stress Men

Mental Health

Few 988 callers with serious distress very likely to use the mental health crisis line again, according to new study

988 Suicide Lifeline

Mental Health

As younger children increasingly die by suicide, better tracking and prevention is sought

Child Suicide Prevention

Mental Health

988 suicide hotline now allows callers to use American Sign Language

Suicide Lifeline Deaf

Mental Health

As the youth mental health crisis worsens, the dire shortage of providers prevents young people from getting help

Mental Health Teens

Mental Health

Suicide deaths reached an all-time high in the US in 2022, CDC reports

Suicide Deaths CDC

Mental Health

Youth suicide attempts increase during the school year and fall during the summer, study finds

Suicide Risk School Year

Government

Increased phone fees would help Pa. fund 911, 988 call centers, lawmakers say

Adult Health

Most Americans say they or a family member has experienced gun violence

Gun violence America

Mental Health

Eating disorders among teens have more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic

Eating disorders teens

Children's Health

Teen girls are facing 'alarming' levels of violence, suicidal thoughts, CDC says

Mental health teen girls

Men's Health

Football stars like Lane Johnson provide men a playbook to confront their mental health challenges

Mental Health

Most adults should receive routine anxiety screenings, U.S. task force says

Anxiety Screening Adults

Mental Health

How easy access to guns at home contributes to America's youth suicide problem

Gun youth suicide

Mental Health

New suicide prevention 'lifeline' aims to increase access to mental health professionals

Lifeline 988

Mental Health

Runner treks 370 miles across Pennsylvania to raise money for LGBTQ+ youth mental health

Trevor Project Runner

Education

Pennsylvania tip line created to mitigate school violence finds increase in student mental health issues

AG Report Students

Mental Health

Is social media harmful to teens' mental health? Not necessarily, study finds

Social Media Mental Health

Mental Health

Gun ownership is increasing among Black people in the U.S. Is it driving up Black suicide rates?

Mental Health

Conversion therapy increases LGBTQ people's risk of depression, suicide, study finds

Conversion Therapy LGBTQ

Mental Health

LGBTQ youth with eating disorders have increased risk of suicide, study finds

LGBTQ Study Trevor Project

Mental Health

The youth mental health crisis needs immediate action, CHOP doctor tells Congress

Children's Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health

Ketamine use for depression remains experimental, but it may reduce suicidal thoughts

Ketamine Depression Treatment

Mental Health

Suicides by drug overdose increasing among young people, seniors

Suicide by drug overdose

Mental Health

The mental health of American children is at a crisis point, pediatric groups say

Mental Health Children

Investigations

Pottstown man killed wife, self in murder-suicide, investigators say

Pottstown Police Shooting

Education

Penn Medicine to use $14 million grant to reduce disparities in suicide prevention

Penn Medicine grant

Mental Health

Fear a loved one is having suicidal thoughts? Here's how to talk about it

Suicide Prevention Talk

Mental Health

People living with HIV have a higher suicide risk, even with advancements in treatment

Suicide risk and HIV

Transportation

SEPTA to install steel barriers at Somerset Station to prevent deadly falls

SEPTA Somerset Station

Mental Health

CHOP to provide mental health services to Girard College students

Girard College Philly

Mental Health

Personalized screenings may help detect teens at risk of suicide, researchers say

Teen Suicide Risk

Mental Health

Suicide risk five times higher among people with ADHD, study finds

ADHD suicide risk

Wellness

New wellness app, VetTriage, aims to boost veterans' health through resiliency

Veterans Wellness App

Mental Health

For colleges, online mental health services are a 'silver lining' of COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 Mental Health Services

Mental Health

Many Generation Zers, millennials having suicidal thoughts amid pandemic

Suicidal thoughts COVID-19 pandemic

Mental Health

Suicide-related incidents involving OTC painkillers are surging, study finds

OTC drugs suicide

Crime

Pennsylvania launches violence data dashboard to track statewide trends

Pennsylvania Violence Dashboard

Children's Health

Bullying a common precursor before LGBTQ youth suicides, Yale study finds

LGBTQ youth bullying

Mental Health

Even teens with mild mental distress have increased suicide risk, study finds

Teens at risk of suicide

Mental Health

Social distancing efforts could spur suicides as COVID-19 crisis plays out

Suicide social distancing

Mysteries

Edgar Allan Poe battled depression but it's unlikely that he killed himself

Edgar Allan Poe suicide depression

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