755 Articles Matching "suicide"

Youth suicide attempts often involve over-the-counter painkillers

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a U.S. study suggests....
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Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
Antidepressants, antipsychotics and antihistamines were also common choices, the researchers...
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Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide AttemptsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Challenges To States’ Abortion Laws Stack Up At Supreme Court; California Prison Suicide Rates Still Going Up

Oct 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Tennessee, Georgia, Minnesota, Washington, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Texas and New...
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‘Disheartening And Disappointing’: Suicides Among Active U.S. Military Continue To Rise

Sep 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The suicide rate for active-duty troops jumped 34% from 2013 to 2018, according to a new Department of Defense report. The Army and Marine Corps experienced the highest suicide rates, but the trend has touched most of the military services. Only the Air Force saw a decrease. Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy and Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville called the report “disheartening and disappointing” in a joint...
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State Highlights: National Experiment Aims To Help Seniors Age In Place; Suicides, Drugs Take Toll On Missouri

Sep 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, California, Massachusetts, Colorado, North Carolina, Tennessee and...
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More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study Finds

Sep 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2019 12:00:00...
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‘We Have Allowed This To Fester For Too Long’: NYC Police Force Lags Behind Peers In Addressing Mental Health Issues

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Other major cities have lowered the number of suicides in their police forces with aggressive mental health initiatives, including efforts to remove the stigma of seeking counseling by making therapists visible and readily available. But an uptick in suicides this year has shined a light on where the department is falling short when it comes to addressing its mental health crisis. In other mental health news: a 3-digit suicide line, suicides in prisons, and mental health care on college...
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Sep 15, 2019 , CNN Health
In the wake of the deaths by suicide of two mental health advocates, CNN's Michael Smerconish speaks with Peggy Wehmeyer about living with the shame and stigma of having a loved one die by suicide....
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Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide

Sep 14, 2019 , WebMD
Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have been overestimated, according to the report published Sept. 13 in JAMA Network...
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Longer Looks: Suicide Warning Signs; A Telemarketing Scheme; Eradicating Polio And More

Sep 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the...
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Suicide rates highest and rising fastest in U.S. rural communities

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates are rising across the U.S., especially in rural communities and places with high poverty and a proliferation of gun shops, a new analysis suggests....
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Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Mental Health Roundup: PTSD From 9/11, Inmate Suicides, Facebook Bans, And More

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Mental health takes center stage on World Suicide Prevention Day....
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Canadian court rules parts of assisted-suicide law violate patient rights

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
Two severely ill and handicapped Canadians can ask for immediate help in ending their lives, a court in the province of Quebec ruled on Wednesday, in a judgment that deemed parts of the country's existing laws governing physician-assisted suicide as unconstitutional....
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How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Sep 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 and 24. Recognize the warning signs and see how to get help. Free 24-hour help is available....
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Depression Drug Spravato Reduces Symptoms In 24 Hours For People Considering Suicide, Studies Find

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The trials, done by the drug's maker Johnson & Johnson, might yield important treatment information for severely depressed patients because other treatments can take weeks to go into effect. Mental health news looks at suicide rates, telemedicine, positive relationships early in life, and first responders, as...
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Suicide Becoming All Too Common in U.S.

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Suicide Becoming All Too Common in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Esketamine Nasal Spray May Rapidly Reduce Suicidal Thoughts

Sep 10, 2019 , RxList
Patients who have major depressive disorder MDD and who are at imminent risk for suicide may experience rapid benefit from esketamine nasal spray used in conjunction with the standard of the care, new research...
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Suicide kills one person every 40 seconds, says WHO

Sep 10, 2019 , Reuters
Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organization said on Monday....
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