Suicide

Read: Doctors Declare National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

Doctors Declare National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

In early 2021, emergency department visits for suspected suicide attempts increased 51% among girls ages 12-17 compared to the same period in 2019.

Read: UNC Cancels Classes for ‘Wellness Day’ After 2 Student Suicides

UNC Cancels Classes for ‘Wellness Day’ After 2 Student Suicides

UNC chancellor urged students and staff to take the day to rest and check in with each other following two suicides and an attempted suicide.

Read: Pandemic’s Toll on Children’s Mental Health at Crisis Level

Pandemic’s Toll on Children’s Mental Health at Crisis Level

Hospitals have noticed a significant upswing in the admission of children due to mental health issues, and the pandemic is the likely culprit.

Read: Patient Dies after Being Removed from Canadian Hospital

Patient Dies after Being Removed from Canadian Hospital

Samwel Uko went to the hospital twice in the same day for mental health issues. The second time he was brought in by local police.

Read: $3M Settlement and Anti-Bullying Reform in Ohio District’s Future After Student Suicide

$3M Settlement and Anti-Bullying Reform in Ohio District’s Future After Student Suicide

Cincinnati Public Schools are being blamed for not taking action after an 8-year-old boy was repeatedly bullied.

Read: Dr. Scott Poland Partners with Navigate360 to Support Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Schools Across the Country

Dr. Scott Poland Partners with Navigate360 to Support Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Schools Across the Country

Dr. Poland will support Navigate360 with the development of new curriculum, software and training for K-12 schools. These new offerings address topics including youth suicide, depression and mental health.

Read: Domestic Dispute Leads to Fatal Shooting of Woman in Middle School Parking Lot

Domestic Dispute Leads to Fatal Shooting of Woman in Middle School Parking Lot

The shooter took his own life, and a friend of the woman was also found shot to death in her home.

Read: How Campus Cops Can Become Allies of the LGBTQ+ Community

How Campus Cops Can Become Allies of the LGBTQ+ Community

The Washington University in St. Louis Police Department has embraced Safe Zone training to better support LGBTQ+ students, staff, administrators and faculty.

Read: Student Suicide Prompts North Colonie Schools to Train Students, Parents about Internet Safety

Student Suicide Prompts North Colonie Schools to Train Students, Parents about Internet Safety

After a 15-year-old boy took his own life after falling victim to a catfishing Internet scam, the North Colonie school district is holding Internet Safety sessions with middle and high school students.

Read: 54% of Teens Don’t Feel Safe Returning to School, New Poll Finds

54% of Teens Don’t Feel Safe Returning to School, New Poll Finds

As more students return to in-person learning, most teens don’t feel confident that their schools are prepared to address mental health and safety needs.

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