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Sifting Through a Life After Suicide

In a documentary, a filmmaker sorts through the items her sister left behind to try to make sense of her life, and her death.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Movies Depression (Mental) Documentary Films and Programs Storage Mental Health and Disorders Litoff, Hope Source Type: news

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Brookings Institution. 11/03/2017 These presentations and panel discussion focus on how public policy can address the opioid epidemic. Speakers discuss the underlying issues that contributed to the opioid crisis, increased rates of alcoholism and suicide among certain segments of the American population, and the report of the President's Commission on Combatting Opioid Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. (Video or Multimedia)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: news
Imagine a world in which caring for the deeply forgetful is deemed a privilege and a trust.By Stephen PostAlzheimer's Reading RoomI do believe that we will see a spiritual-cultural shift away from the ideology of “hyper-cognitive values” that has regrettably blinded us to the enduring selves underlying the deeply forgetful.How can we encounter the deeply forgetful outside of hyper-cognitive ideologies?Dementia Patients are People TooHow can we bear witness to the reality that persons with this cognitive disability possess inherent qualities, and create a culture where all are welcomed and celebrated regardless ...
Source: Alzheimer's Reading Room, The - Category: Neurology Tags: alz alzheimers bond cruelty deeply forgetful dehumanizing others demenitia glass half full love privilege self identity Spiritual Cultural Evolution Stephen Post trust Source Type: blogs
The UN's drugs agency warns smuggling of the opioid tramadol, used by Boko Haram, must be stopped.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Childhood trauma has long-term adverse effects on physical and psychological health. Previous studies demonstrated that suicide and mental disorders were related to childhood trauma. In China, there is insufficient research available on childho...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The objective of this study was to examine the influence of sexual identity and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on suicidal behaviors in a population-based sample of high school students. METHODS: A two-stage cluster random sampling d...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
URMC professor Psychiatry Peter Wyman, Ph.D, was recently selected to co-chair the Governor's new Suicide Prevention Task Force, aimed at developing innovative prevention strategies, particularly for high-risk groups like teens, veterans, individuals with mental illness and members of the LGBTQ community.
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: news
Crisis Text Line is upending the suicide hotline, modernizing it for today ’ s teenagers, one text at a time.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Text Messaging Rescues Suicides and Suicide Attempts Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Teenagers and Adolescence Source Type: news
Charlie Evans became depressed after his adapted car was taken away following benefit changes.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Researchers here present evidence for the appropriately named death receptors to be biomarkers for cardiovascular disease risk, an indirect measure of the damage accumulating in the vascular system over the course of aging, and its effects on cellular biochemistry. The research community is very interested in establishing reliable, easily measured biomarkers that relate to age-related disease, mortality, and known mechanisms of aging. The more that exist, the more likely it is that these biomarkers can be combined in some algorithmic way to generate a more precise overall biomarker of biological age - something that can be...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Daily News Source Type: blogs
Jacob Y. Stein, Liat Itzhaky, Yossi Levi-Belz, Zahava Solomon
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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