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Naming Mental Health as the Cause for Disaster means a Reversal of Gains to Reduce Stigma

I am almost at a loss for words when I see the headlines in relation to Andreas Lubitz and the tragedy of Germanwings 4U9525. The horror is unbearable, but the press coverage surrounding the story has been abhorrent. 563 more words

Psychological Distress

How to "fix" the problem?

I came across this article recently. It relates to the concept that society can make an impact on suicide reduction by limiting the access to means to complete a suicide attempt. 578 more words

Never Compare Your Children!!!!

One of the most ridiculous things to do by the parents is to compare their children with others. It is not enough for the parents to compare their children with each other, but they do compare them to the children of their neighborhood as well. 381 more words

Parenting

Advocacy Day at the Ohio State Capitol Yields 'Win'

Tuesday, March 24th, was AFSP Advocacy Day at the Ohio Capitol. Rep. Marlene Anielski [R] of the Ohio House of Representative 6th District sponsored House Bill 28 which mandated that Ohio’s Colleges and Universities provide students with access to information on crisis intervention, suicide prevention and mental health resources.  496 more words

Adolescent Psychiatry

Advocacy Day at The Ohio Capitol Yields 'Win'

Tuesday, March 24th, was AFSP Advocacy Day at the Ohio Capitol. Rep. Marlene Anielski of the Ohio House of Representative 6th District sponsored House Bill 28 which mandated that Ohio’s Colleges and Universities provide students with access to information on crisis intervention, suicide prevention and mental health resources.  492 more words

Adolescent Psychiatry

"Depression and Suicide" by mytoecold

Hey y’all!  I’m subscribed to a YouTuber named Drew Monson (mytoecold) who usually posts crazy ranty-comedic-random videos but recently, he posted this moving video.   54 more words

Anxiety