Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

International students are being pushed to the brink during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mounting pressures have led to a rise in death by suicide cases across Canada, according to a report by the nonprofit One Voice Canada.“It’s a

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What to Know About Suicide Rates in Older Adults

What They Do, How They Work

SOURCES: Julie Rickard, CEO, National Center for Suicide Survivors, Wenatchee, WA. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy: “Suicide in the Elderly.” Jerry Reed, PhD, senior vice president for practice leadership, Education Development Center, Washington, DC. Marilyn Mendoza, PhD, clinical

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Supporting teen suicide survivors | health enews

Coronavirus news is everywhere. How can you manage anxiety right now?

With teens currently stressed about school and removed from their social circles, this can be a trying time at home navigating change in schedule and being near family for long durations, especially, at an age they are growing in independence.

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Suicide and the malpractice myth

Suicide and the malpractice myth

Despite fears that remote health assessment and diagnostic tools will increase medical malpractice liability — particularly in cases of suicide ideation — the adoption and implementation of a new generation of remote assessment and treatment plans during the pandemic are

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How Meghan Markle Has Already Changed the Way We Talk About Suicide

How Meghan Markle Has Already Changed the Way We Talk About Suicide

“Yes,” Meghan said, “this was very, very clear.”Later, we learned just how clear it was. She recalled what she told her husband: “It was like, these are the thoughts that I’m having in the middle of the night that are

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The story of Lexi Daken and a New Brunswick mother’s fight to fix a ‘completely failing’ system

The story of Lexi Daken and a New Brunswick mother’s fight to fix a ‘completely failing’ system

Warning: This story contains content that may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised.After her teenage daughter died by suicide, a New Brunswick mom is embracing support received on social media. And she’s calling for change.Sixteen-year-old Lexi Daken

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Child Suicides Rising During Lockdown

Child Suicides Rising During Lockdown

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Among the many dangers the coronavirus pandemic has brought, parents really need to be on the lookout for one in particular: an increased risk of suicide among vulnerable teens. “We’ve seen an

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Family of Quebec doctor who died by suicide hopes her death serves as wake-up call

Family of Quebec doctor who died by suicide hopes her death serves as wake-up call

For the past week and a half, David Daigle’s life has plunged into profound darkness.“She was my confidante. She was my love. We had a very strong link,” he told Global News, speaking of his wife, 35-year-old Karine Dion.Dion

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Coronavirus: Quebec doctor’s death by suicide sends shockwaves through Canada’s medical community

Coronavirus: Quebec doctor’s death by suicide sends shockwaves through Canada’s medical community

The death of a Granby, Que., emergency physician has sent shockwaves throughout the Canadian medical community.Dr. Karine Dion, 35, who was also the mother of a young son, died by suicide earlier in January. Her family said it was

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‘Peer Respites’ Provide an Alternative to Psychiatric Wards During Pandemic

‘Peer Respites’ Provide an Alternative to Psychiatric Wards During Pandemic

Mia McDermott is no stranger to isolation. Abandoned as an infant in China, she lived in an orphanage until a family in California adopted her as a toddler. She spent her adolescence in boarding schools and early adult years in

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