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American Association of Suicidology Conference 2015

That’s where I am right now!

During the whole process of completing my undergraduate thesis (which I swear I’ll write about soon), I realized that I’m weirdly passionate about suicide research. 278 more words

Depression

hopeless yet hopeful

Today is the first day of the American Association of Suicidology’s annual conference. I have been getting tweet updates all day from my fellow Twitter buddies. 630 more words

Depression

Suicide by Cop (2014)

Suicide by Cop (2014) (PDF)
Source: American Association of Suicidology

Facts:

  • Often occurs because the individual has the intent to die, but doesn’t want to kill him/herself.
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Mental Health And Substance Abuse

AAS Childhood Sexual Abuse and Suicide 2014

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.

Children And Families

Fact Sheet: Depression and Suicide Risk (2014)

Fact Sheet: Depression and Suicide Risk (2014)
Source: American Association of Suicidology

Relationship Between Depression & Suicide:

1. Depression is the psychiatric diagnosis most commonly associated with suicide.

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Mental Health And Substance Abuse

Daring to be vulnerable: Sharing My Story

Dave and I have been doing better.  Dave’s been working on finishing a post for my blog. I asked him about authoring a post when I first set my blog up.   642 more words

Therapy