As fans of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain try to make sense of their tragic deaths, a question arises for many. How can people who seem to have everything end up ending their lives?
The suicides this week of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain shocked and saddened many. And the news was disturbing. Why is it so hard to know who might commit suicide?
Despite the controversy over the graphic content, this Netlix drama could be a lifeline for young people.
Childhood depression, the deadliest illness facing children, often goes untreated. Sometimes, this is because parents do not want their children to be treated. Should this be considered child abuse?
Season two of the controversial show tackles similar issues, and while Netflix appear to have taken heed of some concerns of mental health advocates some issues remain confronting and challenging
Medicine leads the professions in suicides. Fixing the physician suicide problem requires a re-examination of medicine's "right stuff."
Recent stories in the media highlight the idea of suicide tourism to Switzerland. But what does that mean? How is the Swiss view of assisted dying different from the Canadian one?
Though the World Health Organization has declared "gaming disorder" an addiction, its – and others' – concerns about technology use and alleged addiction don't hold up to scholarly scrutiny.
Suicide rates among UK students have increased by 56% in the last 10 years
Being more caring could lead to more female doctors burning out.
Unaffordable home loans, poor financial advice and unmanageable consumer credit may have serious consequences for many Australians, beyond bankruptcy and debt. Here's what the research says.
Mothers are dying prematurely after their children are taken into foster care.
From predicting suicide risk to chatbot therapy, artificial intelligence is all the rage in suicide prevention. The question is, can it really work?
Pregnant women and new mothers who feel totally powerless are taking their own lives in increasing numbers in Nepal. More mental health training for local midwives is needed.
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents have taken their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows.
A good starting point to find out why people self-injure is to ask them about their reasons for this behaviour.
Recent deaths within the pornography industry in the US have reignited debates on labour conditions and mental health.
Research shows that parents play the most important role in prevention of cyberbullying. Here are four ways they can step up for their kids.
Genetic research could help us produce new ways of diagnosing and treating depression and suicidal ideation – including a 'death smell test'.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.