Many psychologists claim that 13 Reasons Why could incite young people to take their own lives. But their claims aren't supported by evidence.
Pride Month: It's time to talk about the shockingly high rate of suicide among gay and bisexual men. Photos and stories in the Still Here project document the complex reasons.
Very little is known about suicide and suicide attempts during modern genocides – but we do know there is an aftermath of suicide among victims.
A new study sheds light on the link between poor sleep and thoughts about suicide.
Whether such a verdict would be handed down in Australia remains to be seen, but there are a few things we do know about cases like this one.
When do words at an end-of-life decision constitute a crime? A law professor explains why lawmakers should act to clear up the gray area that remains.
The series has divided critics: many have praised its sensitive depiction of rape and suicide, others have said it romantises taking one's own life.
If we want doctors to listen, be empathetic, solve complex problems, we need to invest seriously in their well-being.
Broadcasters have a responsibility to understand the impact that certain content can have on an audience.
Doctors experience higher levels of suicide and mental distress than their non-medical peers. Why? And what can we do about it?
Understanding controversial suicide death estimates in Mozambique is challenging due to a lack of readily available data.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has asked the Medicare review taskforce to consider increasing the number of subsidised mental health sessions for those with eating disorders. Why is that necessary?
It is often assumed that police are at higher risk of suicide than other members of the community because of the stress involved in their jobs. But the picture is more complicated than that.
While there are some some safety concerns about watching the show, 13 Reasons Why raises many issues relevant to adolescents – and we should learn from them.
When it comes to bullying, there is a common misconception that children neatly fall into a category of bully, victim, or not involved. This is not the case.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is not the only game in town when it comes to treating depression in teenagers.
After witnessing a streamed suicide, users could sue for emotional harm. But it's tricky to prove – and even trickier to hold Facebook accountable.
Depression may lead pregnant women to engage in suicidal behaviour. But the socioeconomic contexts pregnant women are in may also contribute to their suicide risk.
New ways of expressing discontent are constantly emerging. Could mass shootings join what sociologist Charles Tilly has dubbed the 'repertoire of contention'?
New research suggests 400 people have died from suspected suicide within 48 hours of leaving police detention in the last seven years.