Psychological/Psychiatric Evidence and Suicide Determination

Hello. I’m Ian Rockett from West Virginia University. I would like to talk to you about work that I have been doing one with colleagues on the relationship between psychological and psychiatric evidence in determination of suicide. It’s almost axiomatic that psychological and psychiatric variables feature prominently as determinants of suicide far less understood however is one the role these […]

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What is the Nashotah Program? | Rogers Behavioral Health

The Nashota program is a residential program using dialectal behavior therapy it’s an all adolescent unit for females who are of high school age typically the average patient is someone who has difficulties with emotion regulation which can lead to other behaviors like self-injury or suicide attempts or chronically thinking of suicide often unbeknownst to families that this pattern has […]

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Community Care: PACT Otago (Mental Health Foundation)

I’m Mike Mathers, I work for PACT, North Otago. I’m Manager of the North Otago area. Quite a large area I work within – Palmerston South, right through to Twizel in the Mackenzie Country, working down the Waitaki River and back through into Oamaru. It’s a large area, you can travel up to two hours in either direction from Oamaru […]

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Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others.

So my name is Coleman Goode. I’m from Hallettsville, Texas. When I was 25 years old, I checked myself into a mental hospital because I tried to commit suicide. I, also, at that time had left my boyfriend who was living with HIV. I was on meth – crystal meth. I’ve been doing that for, on and off for a […]

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Break the Behavioral Health Stigma – #NMspeaksCrisis

I lost my father to suicide 6 years ago. So I found my passion or my purpose in life out of the tragedy of losing my dad and I realized how important suicide prevention was and mental health awareness and especially in New Mexico considering we’re one of the top states for suicide. We’re very Hispanic and we don’t like […]

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Children’s Behavioral Health: An Unprecedented Commitment

The fact that we are devoting so many resources and attention to behavior health is really unique compared to other hospital systems. Nationwide Children’s Hospital recognizes that behavioral mental health is an important component of the entire health of the child. What we are doing is we’re really developing services better access to services across a continuum of care. We’re […]

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Losing My Sister to Suicide | Hope Works

We had just finished celebrating my mom’s birthday. My parents had been to my home for a visit, and it had been a great mix of relaxing, cake, and ice cream. But we hadn’t heard from Meg all day. Neighbors had said that her car hadn’t moved from the front of my mom and dad’s house for a few days, […]

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Why Is It Taboo to Talk About Mental Health? | Soul Stories, Mental Health

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