Study: Marijuana Use May Be Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in Young Adults

(National Institutes of Health, June 22) Marijuana use could be linked to increased risk of suicidal thoughts, plan, and attempt among young adults, according to researchers who analyzed data from the National Surveys on Drug Use and Health between 2008-2019.  The study was conducted … Continue reading Study: Marijuana Use May Be Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in Young Adults

A Mom whose 19-yr-old Died by Suicide has a Vital Message for Parents about Marijuana Today

Laura Stack’s son Johnny lost his life to suicide three months ago when he was just 19 years old. Though she says the grief of his death is “still fresh,” Stack took to Facebook to share something that happened three days before … Continue reading A Mom whose 19-yr-old Died by Suicide has a Vital Message for Parents about Marijuana Today

Suicide Rates in the U.S. Seriously Underestimated because “Drug Intoxication Suicides” are Misclassified, According to Public Health Expert

Suicide rates in the U.S. have increased over the past decade, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Between 2000 to 2016, it jumped by 34 percent — a high point, according to experts. However, a study made … Continue reading Suicide Rates in the U.S. Seriously Underestimated because “Drug Intoxication Suicides” are Misclassified, According to Public Health Expert