Alone on Valentines Day? Check Out These 6 Tips To Help Fight Loneliness

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Though many will be spending this February 14th with a special someone, others will be facing yet another evening alone. As a species, humans require social contact with others in order to thrive. According to the National Institutes of Health, people with stronger social support networks are happier, healthier, and have a lower risk of depression. So how […]

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 […]

Celebrate National Hugging Day

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This Saturday, January 21st, is a national holiday. While National Hugging Day might not have the popularity of Thanksgiving or New Years, it’s certainly gained a following. The best part is that it doesn’t cost a thing to celebrate. Hug a friend, your child, your spouse, or even your pet. The benefit is the same: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Addressing Suicide Rates Among Veterans

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In 2007, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs began an intensive effort to reduce the veteran suicide rate. Historically, this demographic has suffered from a higher rate of suicide than the general public and the most recent report states that it is only climbing. In an effort to reduce the number of veterans who choose […]

Compassion is Key – Suicide Cleanup

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Suicide is a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the nation. In the unfortunate circumstance that a loved one decides to end his or her life, compassionate, respectful suicide cleanup may be necessary. The professionals at Aftermath […]

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