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Statewide suicide prevention conference this month

Statewide suicide prevention conference this month

Michigan’s largest conference on suicide prevention will be held this month in Plymouth. The Kevin’s Song 7th Annual Conference on Suicide is set for January 26 through January 28. Coordinator Leo Nouhan tells us there will be hundreds of mental health professionals, educators, first responders, and survivors on hand. “We’re ...

Restricting Abortion can Increase the Risk of Suicide

Restricting Abortion can Increase the Risk of Suicide

The study came about after Barzilay, Zandberg, and Waller recognized an overlap in their research interests. Zandberg investigates how reproductive care limits affect gender inequity, while Barzilay investigates the elements that influence a person's mental health trajectory and suicide risk. Waller is interested in environmental stressors that affect parents and, ...

We Need a Solution for Suicide

We Need a Solution for Suicide

Recent figures have shown that the rate of registered suicides in England and Wales has risen to pre-pandemic levels following disruption and delays to coroners’ inquests during 2020. Recently, a report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that there were 5,583 suicides registered in 2021 – equivalent to ...

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