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December 29, 2022
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Child Survivors of Firearm Injury More Likely To Receive Mental Health Diagnosis Within a Year

December 29, 2022 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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35% of children injured with a firearm receive a new mental health diagnosis in the year following their injury. Data published recently in the Anals of Surgery found that child survivors of firearm injury have high rates of new mental health diagnoses, even when compared with children who have injuries in motor vehicle accidents. [More]

November 13, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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Coping with Losing Someone to Suicide

November 13, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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One of the most difficult things to deal with in life is losing someone that you love. But when they take their own life in some way, the suffering becomes that much worse for those left behind. Questions go through your mind and you aren't totally sure how to deal with it. And that's okay - it's hard to be the people that are left behind from such a painful experience. International Survivors of Suicide Day is November 15th, and this day is to help people realize that they are not alone in this journey, and that they do not need to feel afraid. [More]