FCC Proposes '988' for National Suicide Prevention Line

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The goal of this proposed initiative is to identify feasible approaches to telehealth-supplied suicide prevention practices, and how this consultation affects patient suicide-related outcomes that include intentional and non-intentional injuries and mortality, and suicide related-health utilization patterns.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: news
Authors: Hosoda T, Uehara Y, Naito T Abstract Patients with HIV infection represent a high-risk group for medication overdose because of the high frequency of complicating psychiatric disorders. Raltegravir is well-known for its low frequency of adverse effects. We herein report a 42-year-old Japanese man with HIV infection who was hospitalized 6 hours after overdosing with 24,000 mg of raltegravir in a suicide attempt. No serious adverse events occurred, although the plasma concentration of raltegravir at 18 hours after the overdose was 79,871.1 ng/mL. Raltegravir may be well-indicated for HIV patients at risk of ...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 57, Issue 4Author(s):
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Effects of Solution pH and Ions on Suicidal Germination of Bacillus subtilis Spores Induced by Medium High Temperature-Medium High Hydrostatic Pressure Treatment. Biocontrol Sci. 2019;24(3):167-172 Authors: Morimatsu K, Nakaura Y, Inaoka T, Kimura K, Yamamoto K Abstract Spores of Bacillus subtilis suspended in water or aqueous solution of NaCl, CaCl2, sodium lactate, or calcium lactate at pH 4 - 7 was subjected to spore inactivation by simultaneous combination of medium high hydrostatic pressure (MHHP; 100 MPa) treatment for germination and medium high temperature (MHT; 65℃) treatment for p...
Source: Biocontrol Science - Category: Microbiology Tags: Biocontrol Sci Source Type: research
Authors: Deisenhammer EA, Behrndt EM, Kemmler G, Haring C, Miller C Abstract OBJECTIVE: The first weeks after discharge from a psychiatric hospital constitute a period of considerably increased risk for suicide. Most studies on risk factors have investigated a relatively long time frame after discharge or have identified unmodifiable factors. This case-control study focused on factors describing the interaction between patient and hospital and studied variables during the entire course of the hospital stay. METHODS: Suicide cases were identified by linking the Tyrol Suicide Register (all suicides occurring in t...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Licata C, Liu L, Mole D, Thorp J, Chand R, Chaulagain S Abstract Organophosphates are commonly used in rural, agricultural communities worldwide. Poisoning in Nepal is commonly a result of suicide attempt via ingestion with a mortality rate of 41 times higher than in the United States even after appropriate treatment. The patient discussed in this case is a 46-year-old Nepalese female with a complicated psychosocial history that presented with a suicide attempt via organophosphate ingestion. She required higher doses and greater lengths of treatment of atropine and pralidoxime to resolve symptoms of toxici...
Source: Case Reports in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Case Rep Psychiatry Source Type: research
(Natural News) Leftist politicians in California are aggressively trying to stamp out Christianity, including with a new non-binding resolution that declares “religious groups” – meaning Christian religious groups, primarily – as the number one cause of suicide among LGBTQs. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 99 declares that homosexuality and transgenderism are simply “part of the natural variations...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: To identify age-related psychopathological disorders and psychological characteristics of mental development and mental state of minors who committed suicide. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included a continuous sample of 285 reports of post-mo...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conclusions: Suicide has shown a tendency toward reduction after the year 2000, with differences between urban and rural areas. PMID: 31529821 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Biomedica : Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Biomedica Source Type: research
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. In observance, Dr. Gordon has partnered with Dr. Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), to highlight a dimension of the opioid crisis that receives too little attention — the links between opioid use, opioid use disorder, and suicide.
Source: NIMH Directors Blog - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: blogs
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