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How to Address Rising Suicide Rates in the U.S.

Death by suicide in the U.S. rose by more than 25 percent between 1999 and 2006. Dr. Scott Langenecker, Associate Director of the UI Center on Depression and Resilience, was featured on WTTW’s news program Chicago Tonight to talk about the rising toll and what can be done to reduce the numbers and help people in crisis. Click here for video.

06/25/2018 12:06:43 PM
UI Center On Depression and Resilience

National Network of Depression Centers Weighs in on “13 Reasons Why”

13 Reasons Why is a new Netflix original series depicting the events surrounding the suicide of fictional high schooler Hannah Baker. Praised by some as an unflinching account of high school life, the show covers everything from bullying and slut-shaming to substance abuse and sexual assault. While the show does draw attention to youth suicide, it unfortunately does so in an irresponsible, and potentially fatal, way.

05/02/2017 11:05:18 AM