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Read: It’s Mental Health Awareness Month — Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Knowledge

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month — Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Knowledge

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.

Read: Lake Mary Student Takes Own Life in School Auditorium

Lake Mary Student Takes Own Life in School Auditorium

The 17-year-old female student asked to leave class, went to Lake Mary High School’s auditorium and shot herself.

Read: Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Facebook, which owns Instagram, will use its image recognition technology to help the social media app implement its new self-harm policy.

Read: Study Links Youth Suicide and Gun Owning Households

Study Links Youth Suicide and Gun Owning Households

Every day, an average of three youths between the ages of 10 and 19 die by firearm-related suicide, according to the study.

Read: Hillsborough SRO Confesses to Killing Wife, Daughter, Granddaughter

Hillsborough SRO Confesses to Killing Wife, Daughter, Granddaughter

The six-year-old granddaughter was a student at Valrico Elementary School where her grandfather worked as a school resource officer.

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