Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression

It’s not proof of cause and effect, but should be a warning, researchers say. Surveys showed teens — especially girls — who spent hours online daily were more likely than others to report depression.

Source: www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/11/14/563767149/increased-hours-online-correlate-with-an-uptick-in-teen-depression-suicidal-thou?utm_campaign=storyshare

“Shame Festers in Dark Places”: Keeping Suicide Secret

A friend recently sent me an anguished email about a friend of hers whose teenage daughter died the week before. The mother was telling others that the death was an accident, when it was unquestionably a suicide. This saddened my friend greatly – not only the suicide itself, but also the family’s shame, so intense …

Source: www.speakingofsuicide.com/2013/06/30/keeping-suicide-secret/