Prescriptions for sedatives known as benzodiazepines may lead to long-term use among 1 in 4 older adults who receive them.
Health officials recommend 5 five actions you can take to help prevent suicide.
Specialized treatments for anorexia, such CBT and emerging medication treatments, appear to have few advantages over standard control treatment-as-usual.
But is this a true increase in cases or an epidemic of over-diagnosis?
Suicide rates have been steadily climbing, but their numbers are likely even higher.
The process of how ethanol gets from the glass into your brain is not straight forward. Let’s take a look at what happens after that first sip of alcohol.
An estimated 300 to 400 doctors kill themselves each year, and the suicide rate is more than double that of the general population.
Former shelter employees and doctors say the immigrant shelters lack sufficient counselors and too often turn to powerful psychotropic drugs when kids act out.
A substantial percentage of those who have depression can shake it off and go on to thrive.
As Boomers age, more and more will reach their 80s, 90s and beyond, lose friends and face the daunting task of making new friends at an advanced age.
Health care providers have treated the mind and body separately and cared for them under different systems.
Those closest to those who take their lives are often tormented, wondering if there is something they could have – or should have – known to prevent their loved one’s suicide.