Addressing psychological distress in people bereaved through suicide: from care to cure - Scocco P, Idotta C, Totaro S, Preti A.
To illustrate the main characteristics of the request for and choice of support by a population accessing a dedicated service for people bereaved through suicide.The participants were divided first according to their reason for requesting support and based... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exploring the determinants and outcomes of intimate partner violence during pregnancy for Guyanese women: results from a nationally representative cross-sectional household survey - Miller L, Contreras-Urbina M.
OBJECTIVE: To determine predictors associated with physical violence during pregnancy, and to determine the relationship between exposure to intimate partner violence during pregnancy and women's health and suicide ideation in Guyana. METHODS: A se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interventions to change clinicians' behavior in relation to suicide prevention care in the emergency department: a scoping review protocol - Shin HD, Cassidy C, Weeks LE, Campbell LA, Rothfus MA, Curran J.
OBJECTIVE: This review aims to explore, characterize, and map the literature on interventions implemented to change emergency department clinicians' behavior related to suicide prevention using the Behavior Change Wheel as a guiding theoretical framework. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Leveraging patient-centered approaches to discuss firearm storage safety - Fix GM, Linsky AM.
While two thirds of Veteran suicides result from firearm injury and half are seen in primary care settings in the month prior to death, the majority (58%) of physicians do not ask patients about firearm ownership.1 Furthermore, even fewer (23%) physicians ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, borderline personality disorder, and lifetime history of suicide attempts among male and female veterans with mental health disorders - Cunningham KC, Aunon FM, Patel TA, Mann AJ, Debeer BB, Meyer EC, Morissette SB, Silvia PJ, Gratz KL, Calhoun PS, Beckham JC, Kimbrel NA.
BACKGROUND: Expanding on research that has identified nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) as a strong predictor of suicide risk, the present study examined NSSI disorder (NSSID) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) as unique contributors to lifetime suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide risk and perceived burden among adult medical inpatients [letter] - Mournet AM, Stanley IH, Snyder DJ, Claassen CA, Pao M, Horowitz LM, Bridge JA.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Signaling networks in inflammatory pathways and risk for suicidal behavior - Rengasamy M, Zhong Y, Marsland A, Chen K, Douaihy A, Brent D, Melhem NM.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a leading cause of death in the young adult population, with few biological markers identified thus far to be associated with suicidality. Cytokines (including IL-6 and TNF α) may contribute to increased risk for depression and suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Suicidal behavior in individuals accused or convicted of child sex abuse or indecent image offenses: systematic review of prevalence and risk factors - Key R, Underwood A, Farnham F, Marzano L, Hawton K.
OBJECTIVE: An emerging body of research indicates that child sex abuse (CSA) offenders are at high risk of suicide when their offenses come to light and that those accused of accessing indecent images of children (IIOC) are at particular risk. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The Werther effect, the Papageno effect or no effect? A literature review - Domaradzki J.
This paper examines the association between media reporting on suicides and the subsequent suicides. Scientific papers from two online bibliographic sources Medline (PubMed) and PsycINFO were searched. The sample included 108 research papers examining the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Psychological autopsy study comparing suicide decedents with and without a history of suicide attempts in a nationwide sample of South Korea - Yook V, Kim H, Kim EJ, Kim Y, Lee G, Choi JH, Shin MH, Jeon HJ.
The majority of suicide decedents die on their initial attempt. To bring attention to suicide decedents without a suicide attempt history, the current study explored their demographic, clinical, and suicide-related characteristics. The data were derived fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The relationship between suicide-specific rumination and suicidal intent above and beyond suicidal ideation and other suicide risk factors: a multilevel modeling approach - Rogers ML, Gallyer AJ, Joiner TE.
Suicide-specific rumination, characterized by perseveration on and difficulties disengaging from suicidal thoughts and ideas, has been linked to increased suicide risk; however, previous studies were limited by the use of a cross-sectional design and relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The use of intensive longitudinal methods in research on suicidal thoughts and behaviors: a systematic review - Rabasco A, Sheehan K.
OBJECTIVE: Intensive longitudinal methods (ILM), such as ecological momentary assessment (EMA) and daily diary, involve repeatedly assessing individuals over short periods of time and have been increasingly used to study suicidal thoughts and behaviors (ST... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Volumetric MRI analysis of brain structures in patients with history of first and repeated suicide attempts: a cross sectional study - Sarkinaite M, Gleizniene R, Adomaitiene V, Dambrauskiene K, Ra škauskienė N, Steibliene V.
Structural brain changes are found in suicide attempters and in patients with mental disorders. It remains unclear whether the suicidal behaviors are related to atrophy of brain regions and how the morphology of specific brain areas is changing with each s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Which PHQ-9 items can effectively screen for suicide? Machine learning approaches - Kim S, Lee HK, Lee K.
In this study, we evaluated the efficacy of PHQ-9 in evaluating suicidal ideation (2) Methods: A total of 8760 completed que... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Perinatal suicidality: prevalence and correlates in a South African birth cohort - Mar é KT, Pellowski JA, Koopowitz SM, Hoffman N, van der Westhuizen C, Workman L, Zar HJ, Stein DJ.
Suicidal ideation and behaviour (SIB) in the perinatal period is prevalent in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Past work has been limited by reliance on self-rated scales, and there are few data on SIB severity in such settings. We collected cross... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

A pilot study of 17 wrist-cutting suicide injuries in single institution: perspectives from a hand surgeon - Kim JH, Yoo H, Eun S.
BACKGROUND: Self-cutting is a special type of emergency in hand surgery. Despite its low mortality rate, it is clinically significant because there is a possibility of permanent disability and repeated suicide attempts are likely to occur. Therefore, we ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A specific association between laxative misuse and suicidal behaviours in patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa - Lengvenyte A, Strumila R, Maimoun L, Seneque M, Oli é E, Lefebvre P, Renard E, Courtet P, Guillaume S.
This study aims to determine the associat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Auditory evoked potentials and suicidal behaviors in patients with major depressive disorders - Kim JS, Kim S, Lee HS, Kwon YJ, Lee HY, Shim SH.
This study's objective was to analyze the difference in LDAEP between depressed patients with suicide a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Borderline personality features in patients with persistent depressive disorder and their effect on CBASP outcome - Konvalin F, Grosse-Wentrup F, Nenov-Matt T, Fischer K, Barton BB, Goerigk S, Brakemeier EL, Musil R, Jobst A, Padberg F, Reinhard MA.
INTRODUCTION: The Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) was developed for the treatment of persistent depressive disorder (PDD), where comorbid personality disorders (PD) are common. In contrast to other PD, comorbid borderline pers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Characteristics of survivors of suicide seeking counseling from an NGO in Denmark: analyses of a national database - Erlangsen A, Fleischer E, Gunnell D, Nordentoft M.
OBJECTIVE: The loss of a friend or family member to suicide, i.e., surviving suicide, can be devastating. Yet, little is known regarding the support received by survivors of suicide. We aimed to examine the characteristics of survivors of suicide who sough... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Coincident patterns of suicide risk among adult patients with a primary solid tumor: a large-scale population study - Ma W, Wu W, Fu R, Zheng S, Bai R, Lyu J.
This study examined the suicide risk in survivors of primary solid tumor across 19 cancer sites considering risk coincident patterns based on area-based SES indicators. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Completed suicide during pregnancy and postpartum - Vichi M, Berardelli I, Pompili M.
Both pregnancy and the postpartum are typical periods for the onset or relapse of psychiatric symptoms and disorders, with depression and anxiety being the most common. The prevalence of suicide spectrum behaviour is significantly higher among women with a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Jumping to conclusions and suicidal behavior in depression and psychosis - Sastre-Buades A, Ochoa S, Lorente-Rovira E, Barajas A, Grasa E, L ópez-Carrilero R, Luengo A, Ruiz-Delgado I, Cid J, González-Higueras F, Sánchez-Alonso S, Baca-Garcia E, Barrigón ML.
Suicidal behavior (SB) involves an impairment in decision-making (DM). Jumping to conclusions bias (JTC), described as the tendency to make hasty decisions based on insufficient information, could be considered as analogous of impaired DM. However, the lin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Mapping brain microstructure and network alterations in depressive patients with suicide attempts using generalized Q-sampling MRI - Chen VCH, Kao CJ, Tsai YH, McIntyre RS, Weng JC.
Depressive disorder is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, with a high prevalence and chronic course. Depressive disorder carries an increased risk of suicide. Alterations in brain structure and networks may play an important role in suicida... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Sildenafil and suicide in Sweden - Catalano R, Goldman-Mellor S, Bruckner TA, Hartig T.
Much theory asserts that sexual intimacy sustains mental health. Experimental tests of such theory remain rare and have not provided compelling evidence because ethical, practical, and cultural constraints bias samples and results. An epidemiologic approac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide following stroke in the United States Veterans Health Administration population - Wyrwa JM, Shirel TM, Hostetter TA, Schneider AL, Hoffmire CA, Stearns-Yoder KA, Forster JE, Odom NE, Brenner LA.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate risk for suicide among Veterans with a history of stroke, seeking care within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), we analyzed existing clinical data. DESIGN: This retrospective cohort study was approved and performed in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The suicide prevention, depression awareness, and clinical engagement program for faculty and residents at the University of California, Davis Health - Sciolla AF, Haskins J, Chang CH, Kirshnit C, Rea M, Uppington J, Yellowlees P.
The objective of the study is to present results of a depression and suicide screening and treatment referral program for physicians at an academic medical center. METHODS: An anonymous web-based screening questionnaire was sent to all p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Who didn't consult the doctor? Understanding sociodemographic factors in relation to health care uptake before suicide - Elzinga E, De Beurs D, Beekman A, Berkelmans G, Gilissen R.
This study aimed to establish differences between suicide decedents and a reference population across various health care settings. METHODS: This population-wide registration study combined death statistics, sociodemographic data and hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction
Amber Capone had become afraid of her husband. The “laid-back, bigger than life and cooler than cool” man she’d married had become isolated, disconnected and despondent during his 13 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Typically, he was gone 300 days of the year, but when he was home, Amber and their two children walked on eggshells around him. “Everyone was just playing nice until he left again,” Amber says. In 2013, Marcus retired from the military. But life as a civilian only made his depression, anger, headaches, anxiety, alcoholism, impulsivity and violent dreams worse. Sometimes he’d get up...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature Magazine Mental Health Source Type: news

When Patients Choose to End Their Lives
For some, the decision to die is more complicated than a wish to reduce pain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Death and Dying Living Wills and Health Care Proxies Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Elderly Hospice Care Compassion & Choices Source Type: news

All-cause and suicide mortality among people with methamphetamine use disorder: a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan - Lee WC, Chang HM, Huang MC, Pan CH, Su SS, Tsai SY, Chen CC, Kuo CJ.
This study investigated all-cause mortality and suicide methods in people with methamphe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in Japan: government and community measures, and high-risk interventions - Okamura K, Ikeshita K, Kimoto S, Makinodan M, Kishimoto T.
Suicide is one of the most critical issues worldwide. In Japan, more than 30  000 people died by suicide every year between 1998 and 2011, and the Japanese government, local governments, and various other agencies have been working on suicide prevention p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Effectiveness of complementary and integrative approaches in promoting engagement and overall wellness toward suicide prevention in veterans - Vitale A, Byma L, Sun S, Podolak E, Wang Z, Alter S, Galfalvy H, Geraci J, Langhoff E, Klingbeil H, Yehuda R, Haghighi F, Feder A.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a major public health problem, specifically among U.S. veterans, who do not consistently engage in mental health services, often citing stigma as a barrier. Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) interventions are promising altern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Examining homicides and suicides cross-nationally: Economic factors, guns and video games - Ferguson CJ, Smith S.
Understanding why different nations have different homicide and suicide rates has been of interest to scholars, policy makers and the general public for years. Multiple theories have been offered, related to the economy, presence of guns and even exposure ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Firearm ownership & storage practices in relation to mental health and interpersonal theory constructs in military service members & veterans - Smith PN, Fadoir NA, Currier JM.
The objective of the current study was to inform the understanding of how firearms confer risk for suicide in military service members and veterans. Relations among firearm ownership and storage practices with mental health and interpersonal theory of suic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on suicide attempts : a  retrospective analysis of the springtime admissions to the trauma resuscitation room at the Medical University of Vienna from 2015-2020 - Carlin GL, Baumgartner JS, Moftakhar T, König D, Negrin LL.
BACKGROUND: In response to the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic the Austrian government issued a  lockdown from 16 March to 15 May 2020. As periods of economic and emotional burden have proven to detrimentally affect people's psychologi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder and firearm ownership, access, and storage practices: a systematic review - Stanley IH, Hom MA, Marx BP, Reger MA.
Most suicides in the United States are enacted with firearms, and firearm ownership/access and unsafe storage are associated with elevated suicide risk. Exaggerated perceptions of threat, which are characteristic of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unraveling the complex web of associations between easy access to firearms and premature mortalities - Feigelman W, Rosen Z, Cerel J.
OBJECTIVE We investigated whether high school students reporting easy access to guns were more likely to die prematurely from either suicide, homicide, or an accidental death. METHOD Based upon the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does regulation matter? A cross-national analysis of the impact of gun policies on homicide and suicide rates - Hurka S, Knill C.
In this contribution, we evaluate the effectiveness of firearm regulations in curbing the number of homicides and suicides committed both with and without firearms. We develop a gun control index that enables us to compare the restrictiveness of firearm re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Improving pediatric residents' screening for access to firearms in high-risk patients presenting to the emergency department - Naureckas Li C, Sacks CA, Cummings BM, Samuels-Kalow M, Masiakos PT, Flaherty MR.
Background/Objective Access to a firearm is a significant risk for completed suicide or homicide. We sought to increase the rate of screening for access to firearms in patients who presented to the emergency department with suicidal or homicidal ideation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Four-year survey of medically serious suicide attempters in Abu Dhabi - Shahrour T, Siddiq M, Mohan S, El Hammasi K, Alsaadi T.
BACKGROUND: It is well established that attempting suicide significantly increases a person's risk of completing suicide. The risk is considered to be particularly high in the first year after the attempt. Epidemiological information on suicide is scarce i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Immediate and short-term efficacy of suicide-targeted interventions in suicidal individuals: a systematic review - Lengvenyte A, Oli é E, Strumila R, Navickas A, Gonzalez Pinto A, Courtet P.
OBJECTIVEs. To address the extreme suicide risk period following a suicidal crisis, we aimed to assess the current evidence for specific healthcare system-based interventions on suicide-related outcomes within one-week or one-month in individuals with curr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Prevalence of ideation and attempted suicide among users of a psychosocial care center - Kantorski LP, Guedes AC, Ramos CI, Treichel CADS, Portela DL, Willrich JQ, Jardim VMR, Santos VBD.
This study aims at identifying and characterizing the prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempted suicide among users of a Psychosocial Care Center in the municipality of Pelotas (RS). METHOD: Transversal study, documentary based study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Trends in method-specific suicide in Brazil from 2000 to 2017 - Mcdonald K, Machado DB, Castro-de-Araujo LFS, Kiss L, Palfreyman A, Barreto ML, Devakumar D, Lewis G.
This study describes trends in method-specific sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

What has been the effect of covid-19 on suicide rates? - Appleby L.
Not a week passes without a story in the press about the impact of covid-19 on suicide. Claims on social media seem to appear daily. A year into the pandemic, what is the evidence? The short answer is that there has been little effect. But it's more comple... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Suicide attempt and intentional self-harm during the earlier phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw County, Michigan - Bergmans RS, Larson PS.
OBJECTIVE: Determine the early impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department (ED) encounters for suicide attempt and intentional self-harm at a regional tertiary academic medical centre in Washtenaw County, Michigan, which is one of the wealthier... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Teaching suicide risk assessment: spotlight on the therapeutic relationship - Foster A, Alderman M, Safin D, Aponte X, McCoy K, Caughey M, Galynker I.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

'It's changed how we have these conversations': emergency department clinicians' experiences implementing firearms and other lethal suicide methods counseling for caregivers of adolescents - Salhi C, Berrigan J, Azrael D, Beatriz E, Barber C, Runyan C, Miller M.
Counseling parents to reduce access to firearms and other potentially lethal suicide methods is commonly known as lethal means counseling (LMC). The current study explores the experiences that emergency department-based behavioural health clinicians descri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide Prevention for Children in the Welfare System Suicide Prevention for Children in the Welfare System
A study conducted by the Nationwide Children's Hospital found that children in the welfare system were more likely to receive mental health services within six months before their death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

How to reach out when someone you know may be at risk of suicide
Experts say there are ways that family and friends can support people who may be contemplating suicide. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news