Nearly 45,000 people died as a result of suicide in 2016, up 30 percent from the number of deaths by suicide in 2000, the CDC reported. This latest study explores suicide prevalence across demographics, including gender and age.
By Laura Santhanam
Surviving someone who died by suicide is a horrible club. Many of us are members.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Pressure on students to obtain A's is having a harmful impact on stress, depression and anxiety levels. High school teacher David Cutler shares some ways to help students learn from setbacks and then move on.
By David Cutler
These three high-achieving students at one of the world's most prestigious universities have also suffered crippling depression and been through years of therapy and medication. In the second part of his report, Jeffrey Brown hears how they got help with…
By Jeffrey Brown
Students at MIT are now part of a project to give a face and voice to a growing crisis across U.S. campuses. When a computer science professor noticed more and more students were coming to discuss their mental health issues,…
By PBS NewsHour
Will President Trump’s school safety plan help stop mass shootings? Judy Woodruff gets reaction from Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America and Katherine Newman, author of “Rampage,” on plans to arm educators, expand mental health…
By Lauren Porosoff, Jonathan Weinstein
Maybe if students learn how to accept feelings of frustration, fear and embarrassment, they won’t need to avoid those feelings by hurting themselves or someone else.
By Nathaniel von der Embse, The Conversation
In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
In the aftermath of the school shooting in Florida, there's been discussion of addressing those with mental and emotional problems. But preventing violence by using mental health records is more complicated than many realize. What systems are already in place…
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