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New research suggests high school students who have had a sports-related concussion may be at increased risk of dying by suicide.

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Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: Like most survivors of suicide loss, Dr. Sangeeta Mahajan does not want her son to have died in vain. His life was cut short by the rapid onset of a crippling mood disorder.
Suicide
People with a mood disorder and a history of suicide attempt appear to have distinct patterns of brain circuit connectivity compared with other individuals—including people with mood disorders and a history of suicidal thoughts without suicide…
Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: September 17, 2019 was the second annual National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, a day to commemorate colleagues lost to suicide and raise awareness about the issue.
Suicide
Suicide attempts are rising among black teens in the U.S. even as they fall among youth from other racial and ethnic groups, a study suggests.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The suicide of a 16-year-old who was cyberbullied over sexually explicit messages he exchanged with another boy shows acceptance - including legal support - is key to improving mental health, LGBT+ advocates said on World Mental Health Day on…
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a US study suggests.
PSYCH CONGRESS NEWSROOM
SAN DIEGO—Added to standard-of-care treatment, esketamine nasal spray rapidly reduced depressive symptoms in patients at imminent risk of suicide, according to two phase 3 trials presented at Psych Congress 2019.
PSYCH CONGRESS NEWSROOM
SAN DIEGO—Mental health clinicians should assess patients’ past and present suicidal ideation and behaviors, both regularly and during times of stress, an expert said at the Psych Congress 2019 Suicide Prevention 360 Pre-Conference.
PSYCH CONGRESS NEWSROOM
SAN DIEGO—A safety plan is a powerful resource which mental health clinicians can develop with their patients to help prevent suicidal behaviors, a speaker at the Psych Congress 2019 Suicide Prevention 360 Pre-Conference said.
Psych Congress Year-Round
In concurrence with National Suicide Prevention Month, HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company, announced the launch of the Suicide Prevention 360 initiative.
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