Suicide Rates Increasing
NPR features an article that highlights increasing suicide rates. Their article focuses on troubling increasing rates, especially heartbreaking among adolescent girls.
It also points to the need to increase access to services for youth of all ages and socio-economic strata.
And it speaks to screening for early intervention and prevention, which is not something that we do regularly, consistently, or comprehensively in the US. It speaks to the continued stigmatization of persons with mental health problems that prevent them from seeking help.
And, it speak to the lack of evidence-based treatments, like CBT and DBT, being available in the community.
To see the article