Springtime Leads to Increased Risk of Suicides

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Much like the spring season itself, our lives can be tumultuous. According to a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 16.1 million adults aged 18 or older, or over 6% of the US population, have suffered at least one major depressive episode in the last year. Factually speaking, an […]

Spring or Winter? The Four Seasons of Biohazard Cleanup

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Is it spring? Is it winter? If you live in the Midwest, or really anywhere in the US this time of year, you have probably asked yourself this question a few times a week…or in a day. The seasons can’t seem to make up their mind, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a pattern, at […]

The Link Between College Students and Suicide

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There is much we know about the challenges faced by college students. For most, college represents freedom, a chance to meet new people, and to take the reigns and chart a course for future success. However, what we are only beginning to discover (or admit) is that the added weight of new academic, social, and […]

Memorial Day: On the Difficult Subject of Veteran Suicide

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Memorial Day is fast approaching, and for some, this means a three day weekend of beach parties and BBQs. For the rest, however, it is a day of remembering. According to the Veterans Association: “Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those […]

Suicide Cleanup and Support Services

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Those who have lost friends or family members to suicide are faced with deep and complex emotions that can impact the grieving process. Suicide bereavement can differ substantially from other forms of grief, making it important for survivors to connect with others who understand what they are going through. Talking about or honoring the victim […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Can Have Numerous Effects on Victims

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) typically occurs as the result of an extremely troubling event. This disorder is characterized by panic responses triggered by memories or reminders of said event, which occur without warning. In essence, people experiencing PTSD re-live the traumatic experience to some extent when reminded of what occurred. PTSD can be caused […]

Aftermath Reviews the Connection Between Suicide and Head Trauma in Athletes

Mental health disorders are a common cause of suicide. But recent studies have shown a direct link between the body and the mind, specifically concerning repetitive head trauma and certain forms of mental illness which lead to suicidal thoughts. Long-lasting mental health problems brought on by these injuries may manifest suddenly and can be difficult […]

Top Four Most Controversial Deaths in Recent History

Murder, suicide, dramatic plane crashes. The lives of many of history’s most interesting characters often end on equally intriguing if not sad notes. The one thing these four well-known people had in common was that each of their deaths left us with many unanswered questions…including whether or not they actually died! Amelia Earhart Before Amelia […]

Hartford CT Business Recovers With Help From Crime Scene Cleanup Company

In some situations, Aftermath technicians must contend with more than just blood, bio or the risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure. In highly publicized cases, media attention can make cleanup more difficult. Additional vehicles, curious bystanders asking questions, and increased police presence can lead to further stress on the family or property owner. When the incident […]

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