Tag Archives: Suicide

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

By Serena Gordon                  HealthDay Reporter         WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pot may be particularly dangerous for the teenaged brain, a new review suggests. Not only were those who smoked marijuana more likely to suffer depression and suicidal thoughts, they were also… Read More »

Miss England reveals sick Instagram images drove her to contemplate suicide

Miss England Alisha Cowie says sick images on Instagram drove her to self-harming and thoughts of suicide. The beauty queen backs Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s crackdown on graphic social media content as she pours out the story of her hellish childhood today. Relentlessly bullied at school, Alisha, now 19, became anorexic and weighed just six… Read More »

Suicide risk rises in year following cancer diagnosis

(Reuters Health) – Although cancer survival rates have greatly improved in recent decades, a diagnosis with certain types of cancer can still be upsetting enough to increase a patient’s risk of suicide, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 4.6 million cancer patients, including 1,585 people who died by suicide within one… Read More »