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Health & Wellness

Canada Leading Global Study Looking at Best Ways to Prevent Inuit Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: canada, global study, Inuits, suicide, death, environment, health, humans, investigation, prevention, research, science, society, study, treatment )

Lone
- 54 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Canada is leading an international effort to pull together the most effective ways to prevent suicide among aboriginal youth in the Arctic, an ongoing tragedy across the circumpolar world.
7 Myths About Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, research, prevention, protection, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, Mental health, myths, suicide, Robin Williams )

Darren
- 91 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The recent tragedy of Robin Williams's suicide--and the ensuing media storm--raised awareness of suicide as a mental health issue but also generated a lot of misinformation. This week, the Savvy Psychologist cleans up after the headlines
Please Sign: VA, Offer Pituitary Screening to All Veterans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pituitary, hypopituitarism, veterans, EID blasts, PTSD, TBI, hormonal imbalance, corisol, adrenalin, depression, suicide, US Veterans Administration, Dept of Veteran Affairs )

Susan
- 130 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Pituitary.org says that 1 in 5 people suffer from pituitary dysfunction - even more so if you have suffered any kind of jolt to the head, as have many war veterans. Screening for this condition will certainly save lives and quality of life for many vets.
PTSD: The Soldier's Private War
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, vets, war, horror, wounds, post traumatic stress disorder, ptsd, surviving, VA, Veterans Administration, failing, suicide, homelessness, despair )

Brian
- 715 days ago - truth-out.org
"The VA system can't handle the influx of veterans with PTSD. The reason, says Hughes, is the downsizing of the military, which makes more veterans eligible for care in VA hospitals. Their alternative? Often, says Hughes, it is suicide."
We Can't Afford to Lose Any More Veterans to Suicide! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, humanrights, death, suicide, veterans, family, humans )

Nancy
- 810 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
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 )

Lynn
- 927 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 1218 days ago - youtube.com
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 )

Anna
- 1266 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Judy
- 1645 days ago - motherjones.com
"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 )

Cheryl
- 1719 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Lone
- 1749 days ago - heraldscotland.com
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 )

Alisa
- 1782 days ago - mhadegree.com
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 )

Dee
- 1854 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
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 )

Jenny
- 1888 days ago - sciencedaily.com
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 )

Dee
- 1918 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
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.
 

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