Tag: suicide statistics

OpEd Misrepresents Effects of Black Box Warning

From The Lown Institute: "The authors’ conclusion is that the warning is preventing children and young adults from receiving needed treatment, and therefore, 'It’s...

40,000 Suicides Annually and America Still Shrugs


In my last two posts, Back in the Dark House Again: The Recurrent Nature of Clinical Depression and Am I Having a Breakdown or Breakthrough? Further Reflections on a Depressive Relapse, I have shared my recent relapse into depression. Although it has been tough, when I wake up each morning I am grateful for one thing — I am not suicidal. Others are not as fortunate.