Tagged: suicide

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The Problems with Momo

Chances are, you know who Momo is if you’ve had any access to a screen in the past couple of weeks. According to the initial posts warning about her, the YouTube and YouTube Kids...

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Reflections

The blog post includes mentions of suicide and verbal and physical abuse. Please read with caution if any of these items triggers or upsets you. February 21, 2018 was the day I survived my suicide...

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What is YST?

One of the best ways to deal with mental health issues is to talk about them. Starting a conversation can be hard, but being able to talk about your feelings can help you to...

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Addressing Boys and Mental Health

With the recent rising rates of depression in the US, mental health is being recognized as a crisis in American youth. While mental illness is commonly thought to be associated with girls, statistics tell...

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A Minority in Mental Health: Asian Americans

The “model minority stereotype” of Asian Americans perceives them to be hardworking, and academically, economically, and socially successful when compared to all other racial minority groups. Because of this, Asian Americans are assumed to...

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I’m Listening

(Trigger warning: suicide) Last Sunday morning, radios across the country devoted two hours to a candid discussion about mental health and suicide for Suicide Prevention Week. The simultaneous broadcast nationwide featured prerecorded interviews with...

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#BeThe1To . . . Help Save A Life

Suicide Prevention Month happens each September. But that’s not the only time to remember how much we can do to help folks who are at risk of suicide—we can take action at any time. “#BeThe1To”...