Tag Archives: Suicide

Suicide Rates Climb Among Young Girls

Studies show that more young males than females take their own lives. But new findings published in JAMA Network Open reveal that suicide rates are disproportionately increasing among female youth compared with their male counterparts, reports Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For the study, researchers at this medical institution investigated suicide trends among young people ages 10… Read More »

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates?

The Netflix show deals with the suicide of a young womanNetflix By Chelsea Whyte In the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why, 17-year-old Hannah kills herself in a scene that shows her suicide. Following the show’s release, researchers raised concerns about the possibility that it could lead to suicide contagion, in which explicit depictions of self-harm… Read More »