suicide

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Public anti-Black violence and the mental health of Black Americans

A new study analyzes how highly publicized acts of racial violence impacts the mental health of Black Americans in the U.S.


Discovering the genetics of suicide risk

Discovery could lead to better prediction of suicide risk within families.


Four ways to be an ally for transgender members of our community

Transgender and gender-nonconforming members of our community face homelessness, violence, incarceration and suicide at alarming rates. Learn what steps you can take to end transgender discrimination.


Patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you.


Suicide risk in autism

Researchers conducted the first population-based study of the risk of suicide in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


‘THE S WORD’

New film takes on suicide from all perspectives; film screening hopes to start a bold conversation.


INTERVENTION REDUCES SOLDIER SUICIDE

Crisis response planning resulted in 75 percent reduction in suicide attempts during six-month follow-up period.


‘THE ETHICS OF SUICIDE: HISTORICAL SOURCES’

In a cooperative venture with the Oxford University Press, the Marriott Library will host the full digital archive of “Ethics of Suicide,” a searchable collection of historical and current writings about suicide.


DEALING WITH DEATH IN DEPLOYMENT

U study finds exposure to death correlated with suicide risk in deployed military.