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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

How to Reassure Kids When Florence Strikes - 2018-09-13
"Adults have spent a lifetime hearing about or experiencing natural disasters such as Hurricane Florence, which is targeting the Carolinas this week." More

Are Your Meds Making You Depressed? - 2018-06-12
"Drugs taken by more than one-third of U.S. adults have depression as a possible side effect, a new study reveals." More

Never Ignore Depression - 2018-06-07
"Studies show that depression is underreported. " More

ECT Effective for Treatment-Resistant Depression - 2018-05-14
"Electroconvulsive therapy may be effective and cost-effective for U.S. patients with treatment-resistant depression, according to research published online May 10 in JAMA Psychiatry." More

Rates of Major Depression Up Among U.S. Insured, Esp. Youth - 2018-05-14
"Diagnoses of major depression have increased since 2013, particularly among adolescents and millennials, according to a report published May 10 by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)." More

Depression Striking More Young People Than Ever - 2018-05-11
"New research shows there's been a sharp spike in cases of major depression in the United States in recent years, especially among teens and millennials." More

Telltale Clues That Your Child Is Depressed - 2018-04-14
"Know what to look for if you suspect your child or teen may be depressed." More

1 in 20 Younger Women Suffers Major Depression - 2018-03-12
"Depression is a big problem in women during and after pregnancy, but it's also a concern throughout the reproductive years." More

Antidepressants Do Work, Some Better Than Others: Study - 2018-02-22
"Antidepressant drugs actually do help ease depression, countering debate over whether the medications do what they're supposed to, a large research review has found." More

Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest - 2018-02-13
"Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults has depression, and the rate is almost twice as high for women as men, health officials say." More

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