Poor sleep in infants and children has been linked to an array of problems, from aggression to poor school performance to diabetes, obesity and suicide. Our expert reviews the science.
People who attempt suicide can access medical care at their clinics but psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers are not part of the primary health care setting.
Youth suicide has reached a ten year high, but suicide and self-harm are still taboo topics in schools.
A snapshot of Australian teens shows most doing well, but as a group they are still plagued by suicide risk, self-harm and mental health problems.
Probation staff need to gain the trust of prisoners.
World Suicide Prevention Day draws attention to the rising tide of teenagers taking their own lives. "Toxic socialization" involving emotional and physical abuse in families is a major cause.
In South Africa one of the biggest barriers to suicide prevention is that psychiatric and substance use services are often not integrated.
Same-sex attracted people have poorer mental health than their heterosexual peers, but In jurisdictions that have legalised same-sex marriage, the gap between the two is much smaller.
One First Nations community stands out in northern Ontario, for its low rates of suicide and other mental health challenges. The residents say it's all about their connection to the land.
When teen romance crashes, adults often see it as trivial or "character building." The truth is, breakups are a major cause of suicide, drug use and self-harm.
Some signs seem to suggest that students studying law are prone to mental health problems and substance abuse.
From '13 Reasons Why' to real-life events, there's been increased scrutiny on the link between bullying and suicide. However, research shows that we may not be getting the full picture.
Researchers found that suicide-related searches soared in the weeks after the show's release. What are the broader public health implications?
What schools should be doing to deal with the crisis in children’s mental health.
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.