In a tragic irony, the prospect of another ‘life-saving’ lockdown has drained some senior citizens of their will to live. Assisted suicides and depression are up.
However you choose to celebrate your holidays, try to connect in person with those around you and make this the most joyous and inclusive season yet.
Minneapolis erupted into a second wave of rioting and looting Wednesday night following the suicide of a male murder suspect as police approached.
One in four young adults aged 18-24 reported seriously contemplating suicide within the last 30 days, according to new data from the CDC. If you are feeling suicidal, click here to find help.
A new study from the CDC found a rise in anxiety, substance abuse, and young adults harboring suicidal thoughts.
Parents shouldn’t allow themselves to be bullied into agreeing to radical, experimental medical procedures they know deep down are bad for their child.
New study finds 24 percent of Americans demonstrated clinically significant symptoms of major depression and 30 percent revealed signs of generalized anxiety.
As our country struggles forward against economic recession and pandemic, we will look to the heroes of our past and present to show us the way forward.
“We’ve never seen numbers like this, in such a short period of time,” said California Dr. Mike deBoisblanc.
In addition to addressing the general looming mental health crisis, we must be specifically prepared for the mental health problems we will see in frontline health care workers.
Lifting the lockdowns to allow Americans reclaim their dignity through meaningful work is the first step in rejuvenating the nation’s deteriorating psyche.
Reopenings that place higher priority on opening secular services while keeping churches closed reveal a nation where many no longer see faith as essential.
Overwhelming surges in calls to crisis hotlines have sparked concerns over a looming mental health crisis that has long been already here.
Governors and mayors shut down the country with little data but are waiting for absolute certainty to reopen, wreaking havoc on the nation’s mental health.
Knox County, Tennessee Mayor Glenn Jacobs condemned the state’s statewide stay-at-home order arguing it will only exacerbate existing crises.
We should at least ask the question: Are we suffering under months-long lockdowns just to exchange one public health crisis for others?
It is vitally important, literally life and death, that the proper costs and benefits are weighed with the decision on how much and how long to shut down economic activity through the pandemic.
The AP’s statement has no basis in reality. There is currently no body of research that demonstrates people are less likely to take their lives in time of economic hardship.
Constant doomsday predictions, economic stress and imposed isolation measures are creating the perfect trifecta for an awakening of a mental health crisis.
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