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We Can't Afford to Lose Any More Veterans to Suicide! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, humanrights, death, suicide, veterans, family, humans )

- 1148 days ago -
Providing insurance coverage for PTSD and depression treatment is imperative. And establishing country-wide and state crisis hotlines can help those who feel they have nowhere to turn.
America: Where It's Easier to Get a Gun Than Good Mental Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, treatment, death, suicide, access to guns )

- 1265 days ago -
Gun violence is up. Access to good mental healthcare is down. What, exactly, are our priorities?
Facing NINTH Deployment.....Army Ranger Kills Himself   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann, Ft. Lewis, suicide, Army Rangers, deployments, Iraq, Afghanistan )

- 1556 days ago -
The Army found Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann's body at a training area of Joint Base Lewis McChord. Facing his 9th deployment he could not deal with it any longer. Suicide rates at all time high among our military. Stop these wars! Speak up Americans!
Suicide Rates in Europe 'Linked' to Financial Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Suicide, Europe, financial crisis, health, people )

- 1604 days ago -
The financial crisis "almost certainly" led to an increase in suicides across Europe, health experts say.The analysis by US and UK researchers found a rise in suicides was recorded among working age people from 2007 to 2009 in nine of the 10 nations......
Depression, Abuse, Suicide: Fishermen's Wives Face Post-Spill Trauma
Health & Wellness  (tags: The St. Bernard project, post-spill trauma, mental health crisis in the Gulf, Gulf oil spill, post- Katrina trauma, domestic abuse, child abuse, alcohol abuse, anger, depression, suicide, support group )

- 1983 days ago -
"Mad! I'm mad! At BP, at nobody has their shit together to take care of all this oil!" "My husband's talking about finding BP CEOs and hurting them, even if he has to go to prison forever. He's not thinking clearly. The spill has completely consumed him"
Drugged Warriors: Sharp Rise in U.S. Military Psychiatric Drug Use and Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, protection, healthcare, humans, adverse drug effects, military, troops, suicide, soldiers, antidepressants, risks, safety )

- 2057 days ago -
One in six service members is now taking at least one psychiatric drug, according to the Navy Times, with many soldiers taking "drug cocktail" combinations. Soldiers and military health care providers told the Military Times that psychiatric drugs are "be
'Mental Illness Epidemic Hits Asylum Seekers in Scotland'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mental health, suicide, epidemic, research )

- 2086 days ago -
The head of a leading charity has accused the Government of deliberately ignoring an epidemic of poor mental health among asylum seekers, because admitting it would mean allowing greater numbers to stay in the country.
25 Ways the Great Recession Is Affecting Our Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drug abuse, Health, Health care, Insurance, Junk food, Mental health, Stress, Suicide )

- 2120 days ago -
Times of recession have an effect on our health. The recent Great Recession has already created changes to our overall health, according to different experts.
'I Felt So Alone I Tried to Hang Myself'
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, mental health, depression, suicide, anti-depressants, psychiatric help, prevention, treatment )

- 2191 days ago -
When Ruby Holmes was 12 she started to binge eat and purge her food - she was being bullied. Ruby did not know who to ask for help..
Pesticides Exposure Linked To Suicidal Thoughts: First Epidemiological Evidence
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, epidemiological, pesticides, organophosphates, chemical, biology, mental_health, exposure, suicide )

- 2226 days ago -
Chronic low-grade exposure to organophosphates,which very easily absorb into the body thru skin and lungs, may have adverse effects on mental health. The study is by scientists at Kings College London and Tongde Hospital Zhejiang Province.
Mother's Suicide Pleas 'Ignored'
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, mental health, depression, suicide, bullying, prevention, protection, safety, abuse )

- 2256 days ago -
A coroner said the deaths of a mother and daughter after years of bullying could have been prevented if the authorities had taken them seriously.
Suicide Prevention in Recent Days, Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, mental wellness, depression, suicide, prevention, protection, risks, safety, treatment )

- 2261 days ago -
SCHENECTADY, NY -- Behind closed doors, Christian educators become informed about suicide prevention. It is the latest group to seeking guidance after four students in the Schenectady School district took their own lives last school year.
Out of the Darkness Walk to Fund Suicide Prevention Programs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, mental wellness, depression, suicide, prevention, research, study, safety )

- 2267 days ago -
The Saratoga Springs Out of the Darkness Community Walk will take place this Sunday, Sept. 20. The walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, so proceeds will fund local and national research, education and support programs.
'I Didn't Know He Was Suicidal'
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, Depression, Suicide, Suicide Prevention, warning, risks, safety, study, blame, sadness )

- 2346 days ago -
Health reporter, BBC News - Lucy Reynolds had no inkling that her long-term partner intended to kill himself. When he drove out to the supermarket Lucy expected him back shortly.
Teens and Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, mental health, wellness, depression, suicide, teens, children, prevention, treatment, warning, death, risks )

- 2397 days ago -
Twenty percent of teenagers are affected by depression before they reach adulthood. Untreated depression is the number one cause of suicide. "Depression can be a difficult problem to pick up on and sometimes to know about," said Dr. Manny Cirenza.

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