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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Suicide rates in southeast Ohio were among the highest in the state for 2021, according to a recent report from the Ohio Department of Health. Mental health… Read More
Anxiety and depression among teens and youth are getting worse since COVID lockdowns began in March, early studies suggest, and many experts say they fear a corresponding increase in suicide.
The Trump Administration’s new suicide prevention strategy mentions the touchy subject of gun-safety. It will aim to fight the stigma around people seeking help during a mental health crisis.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Health says the number of suicides in Ohio increased 45% from 2007 to 2018 and by more than half for young people…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill that would require public middle and high school students to take an annual class in suicide and violence prevention training is headed to… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — A group of researchers in Ohio found that between 2008 and 2018, the state lost hundreds of thousands years of life due to gun violence. The Ohio Alliance… Read More
A new Ohio State University study has found that adolescents and young adults living in rural areas are more likely to commit suicide than those in cities. The study analyzed… Read More