Mental Illness Doesn’t Predict Suicide; Hopelessness Does.

The death of Bed Bath & Beyond’s CFO,Gustavo Arnal, hits far too close to home for me. He was a father of two girls, a financial executive, and a husband.Continue Reading

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Bridging the Mental Health Treatment Gap Must Be a Global Priority

    Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) organizes the mhGAP Forum as part of its annual partnership event on mental health. The mhGAP Forum is an informal groupContinue Reading

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Young and Vulnerable: The biggest tragedy regarding youth mental illness is collective inaction

This year, United Nations International Youth Day (IYD), on August 12, has been designated to celebrate the importance of youth mental health with the slogan ‘Mental Health Matters’. This isContinue Reading

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Kathryn’s Story: Tackling Depression with a Smart Treatment Plan

As we hold onto our own islands of Hope in the face of depression, we are sure that the same treatment doesn’t work for everyone. Along with therapy and medication,Continue Reading

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Schools for Hope; New Campaign to Prevent Suicide in Youth

Did you know 1 in 9 kids attempt suicide prior to graduating high school, and that 40% of those kids are in grade school?  (Journal of Adolescent Health via Family Matters,Continue Reading

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Support During Suicide, Feeling Passionate Grief, and Finding Hope

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