Suicide

Read: Penn’s Head of Mental Health Services Dies by Suicide

Penn’s Head of Mental Health Services Dies by Suicide

Gregory Eells had joined the department that provides mental health services in March.

Read: Truman State, Fraternity, Student Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Truman State, Fraternity, Student Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Families of the victims believe the defendants had knowledge of their sons’ depression and encouraged them to take their own lives.

Read: Providing Multi-Tiered Mental Health Support After a School Tragedy

Providing Multi-Tiered Mental Health Support After a School Tragedy

For schools that choose to bring in community mental health professionals following a tragedy, there are two critical factors that must be considered.

Read: Campus Public Safety Officers’ Vital Role in Student Suicide Prevention

Campus Public Safety Officers’ Vital Role in Student Suicide Prevention

Here’s how school and university public safety officers can identify when a student is considering suicide and the question they can ask that can save lives.

Read: Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Mental Health Awareness

Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Mental Health Awareness

Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. How much do you know about mental health in America?

Read: Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

Study: Rise in Youth Suicide After Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

In the month after the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” started streaming, the suicide rate for youths 10 to 17 increased by nearly a third, the study found.

Read: Ala. Teen Takes Own Life After Anti-Gay Bullying, Depression

Ala. Teen Takes Own Life After Anti-Gay Bullying, Depression

Nigel Shelby’s mother says her son was already dealing with depression when he became a target at school for his sexuality.

Read: Student Takes Own Life at a Lyons (Illinois) Middle School

Student Takes Own Life at a Lyons (Illinois) Middle School

Police do not believe the student had any intention to carry out a mass shooting and no students or faculty members were injured.

Read: Stoneman Douglas Students Protest Lack of Mental Health Support

Stoneman Douglas Students Protest Lack of Mental Health Support

While some students believe the school could be doing more, a crisis expert says the district has done all they can to facilitate their resources.

Read: 2 Stoneman Douglas Survivors, 1 Sandy Hook Parent Take Own Lives

2 Stoneman Douglas Survivors, 1 Sandy Hook Parent Take Own Lives

One survivor was close friends with a Parkland shooting victim and her parents believe their daughter was dealing with survivor’s guilt.

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