Psych Central

Archive for October, 2012

The World and Suicide

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” ~ Seneca.

According to the World Health Organization depression and suicide are significant problems throughout the world.

One million people die from suicide every year worldwide. This translates to one death every 40 seconds.


Media and Violence: Emotional Crimes Scenes #20

Monday, October 8th, 2012

“One in three women suffer from abuse and violence in her lifetime. This is an appalling human rights violation, yet it remains one of the invisible and under-recognized pandemics of our time.” ~ Nicole Kidman.

What is it about violence against a woman that the media thinks is sexy?


 

Subscribe to this Blog: Feed

Recent Comments
  • gretab: Yes! A place where I feel safe, can’t be hurt or threatened. I moved 9 times in 14 months with my mom...
  • Milly: I love when you compare addiction to getting a baby drunk to help them cope with the experience of being...
  • Bipolar Nana: To Psych Central: Please continue exploring this vey important topic. I know of others with the same...
  • Jenn Riley: I completely agree with you. I am also a bipolar parent. I was diagnosed at 14, and have been proactive...
  • Steven: Hi Nanette. Thank you for this article. I was curious, though, if you could elaborate on someone...
Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter

Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!