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Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Interview: The Critical Role of Spouses in Preventing Suicides

  Millions of us tuned in last night to watch the much-anticipated Oprah interview with…

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4 Pieces of Advice for Parents of Suicidal Teens

Child psychiatrists Nancy Rappaport, MD, and Meredith Gansner, MD, recently co-authored an article entitled “More…

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How Families Can Build Emotional Resilience During COVID-19

Linda Zamvil, MD If you are feeling anxious these days, you are not alone. The…

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How You Can Advocate for Maternal Mental Health Care

Families for Depression Awareness asked Joy Burkhard, MBA, Founder and Executive Director of 2020 Mom, to update us on…

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Reduce Suicide Risk by Increasing Social Supports During COVID and Beyond

This article focuses on the topic of suicide prevention. If you or someone you know…

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My Parents Ended Their Lives: Learning from Our Story During National Suicide Prevention Month

My parents were two of the people I least expected to ever end their own…

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Suicide Myths Debunked and What to Do if a Loved One Shows Warning Signs

By Sharon Torres, April 30, 2019 Suicide is a serious global public health concern. According…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Suicide – What Families Should Know

By Aileen SalaresMarch 22, 2019 Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), caused by a bump, jolt, or…

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Suicide Prevention Awareness: When a Loved One Takes Their Life, a Family Is Forever Changed

If you have lost a loved one to suicide, you likely know the feelings of…

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Shana’s Story— Learning to Process Emotions After the Ultimate Loss

Owen Shana lost her son, Owen, to suicide two weeks after his fifteenth birthday. Owen…

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What You Can Do to Support LGBTQ+ Youth at Risk of Depression and Suicide

Last week, Families for Depression Awareness broadcasted our Teen Depression Webinar, now available to watch…

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It was just weeks before Terry and Peter’s wedding that Peter was diagnosed with Lou…

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