“It was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…” So begins Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” and in the case of behavioral health conferences, the cities were Orlando for the electrifying National Council and Atlanta for the soulful American Association of Suicidology. 1,857 more words
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AAS Childhood Sexual Abuse and Suicide 2014 (PDF)
Source: American Association of Suicidology
Among those sexually abused as children, odds of suicide attempts were 2-4 times higher among women and 4-11 times higher in men compared to those not abused and controlling for other adversities.