Category: Suicide

Blog posts related to the tragic topic of suicide

Oct 20 2016

How About Never Being Among the 2X Suicide Rate of Health Care Professionals?

Vol. 384, October 20, 2016 – How About Never Being Among the 2X Suicide Rate of Health Care Professionals? We, here in America have a very serious problem with those who are treating ailing Americans. In a medical system that has morphed into helping big pharma and the insurance companies  make the greatest amount of …

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Feb 04 2016

The Sad Reality of the Increase In Young Male Suicides

The Sad Reality of the Increase In Young Male Suicides – Vol. 347 – February 4, 2016  In the last week I had two discussions with parents of two different 14 year old boys who were dealing with some very difficult issues around “fitting in” at school in one case, and unable to attend school due …

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Apr 16 2015

Our College Students Are In A Mental Health Crisis: We Need To Pay Better Attention

 Our College Students Are In A Mental Health Crisis: We Need To Pay Better Attention – Vol. 305, April 16, 2015  Psychologytoday.com published an article on February 15, 2015 called The College Student Mental Health Crisis,” by Gregg Henriques. This very complete article sites many studies to back up the sad claim that our college students …

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Aug 12 2014

The Wrongful Loss of Robin Williams: We Needn’t Lose Any More Great Creative Talents Just Because they Have Mental Health Challenges

Vol. 271, Aug 12, 2014 It so happens that many of the most creative people on this planet suffer from chronic mental health issues. When mood dysfunction is involved, substance abuse often develops into addiction, which results with the desire to self-medicate. Robin Williams was known as a very well rounded actor and comic, warm …

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Jul 10 2014

Spreading Love Instead of Bullets, Untimely Death & Suicide

Spreading Love Instead of Bullets and Untimely Death -Vol. 266, June 21, 2014 In these last few years we have heard many stories in the news about fatal shootings at schools, public events and even in our own military’s compounds by their own soldiers. One needs to ask why this is happening at such an …

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Jun 19 2014

Our Medical Professionals are Depressed, Burned Out & Don’t Get Help!

Vol. 262, June 20, 2014 Medscape, March 8, 2013 includes a provocative article called Physician Suicide by Louise B. Andrew, Md, JD, explaining all the reasons that doctors are killing themselves at a rate of 400 physicians each year (the equivalent of at least one entire medical school class). More horrific is that suicide is …

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May 12 2014

Closed Head Injury: Why Doctors may have missed Junior Seau’s Head Trauma Symptoms – Vol.147, May, 4, 2012

Donna Novi Ever wonder why there seems to be more killings and just plain unhappy crazy people “out there” in the world these days.  It’s hard not to hear, see or read about people shooting one another or harming one another since there are TV’s every where these days: work cafeterias, laundromats, doctors offices,  even …

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