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Darien Forms Mental Health Task ForceEstablishing the task force is "the first step in addressing the crisis we are experiencing in Darien," First Selectman Monica McNally said.
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Excellent article on perfectionism and mental health in young adults. A must read for parents. ... See MoreSee Less
College athlete mental health crisis: When perfectionism puts young people at riskHigh achievers can have unique risks for suicide. Here's what to look for and expert-backed tips to build a healthy balance.
An excellent article about a loss survivor and her challenges with prolong grief.
She writes: "There is no “normаl” wаy to grieve, аnd grief is something you leаrn to live with rаther thаn overcome. I’m still not over Richаrd’s deаth, but since seeking help, I’ve been аble to аccept it. It cаn only be а good thing to hаve lаnguаge thаt recognizes how much grief аffects us аnd cаn help to increаse аttention аnd investment in support services." ... See MoreSee Less
I would have been able to cope with my boyfriend's death if I had been treated for long-term grief as a mental health condition. - Techno TrenzI was on a train back to London in the summer of 2008 when I received a call that changed everything. My boyfriend Richard, I was informed, was in the
Great article for educators and parents alike. ... See MoreSee Less
Preventing Suicide Among Young Children: 5 Takeaways for EducatorsIt's a myth that young children are incapable of having suicidal thoughts, said experts at an online forum on mental health in schools.
Excellent article about speaking about mental health with your kids at home ... See MoreSee Less
How to start a conversation about mental health at homeExperts say kids are struggling more with mental health.
One of the best articles I've see on what families can do when their young adults are challenged with mental health struggles. ... See MoreSee Less
Family Members Can Play a Role in Suicide PreventionAdults 25–34 years of age have increased risk of taking their own lives.
Great Article "What Employers Need to Know About Suicide Prevention"
by Kayla Follmer and Matt C. Howard ... See MoreSee Less
What Employers Need to Know About Suicide PreventionResearch on common predictors, effective interventions, and strategies to support employees if a colleague dies by suicide.
We learn so much from those with lived experience as this article states and we still don't have the access to mental health services suicide prevention and treatment. I was at the event pictured in 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
Survey of Americans Who Attempted Suicide Finds Many Aren’t Getting CareThe number of people who try suicide has risen steadily in the U.S. But despite gains in health coverage, nearly half are not getting mental health treatment.
Great research. Worth a read. ... See MoreSee Less
UConn Study: Improved Parenting Reduced Youth Suicide Risk by Combating Negative Self-Views in Bereaved Children - UConn Today'We call this an upstream suicide prevention – by focusing on parenting and children’s coping upstream, early in their development, then later in their life the suicide risk is reduced'
QPR Train the Trainer scheduled for 1/12/22. Link to register below
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Farm stress, suicide prevention discussed at Farm Bureau workshop ... See MoreSee Less
Farm stress, suicide prevention discussed at Farm Bureau workshopFinancial, physical, familial and emotional stressors can contribute to a higher risk of suicide among farming and rural communities.
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Interesting read! ... See MoreSee Less
Opinion | Does the modern world still stand for suicide prevention? Unfortunately, the answer is maybe not.Last spring, on March 17, Canada passed a law establishing an expert panel to study the extension of euthanasia to people who seek it solely to relieve what they say is intolerable suffering due to me...
Yale Study Shows Social Support Is Key To Suicide Prevention For Veterans ... See MoreSee Less
Yale Study Shows Social Support Is Key To Suicide Prevention For VeteransThe veteran suicide rate is nearly double that of the general population, according to the lead researchers in a new study out of Yale. They say that is one reason why they have spent a decade looking...
How to talk about suicide ... See MoreSee Less