She Said, “I hadn’t even told my parents about my husband’s addiction. When he died by suicide, I decided to tell the world”

Silence isn't golden, it's LETHAL! She said, "If I wanted to reach out to educate others, I had to be honest. But that option involved blowing my life up". Several years ago, I was sitting in a living room with my husband Rob, sharing one last cup of tea before I was to drive him... Continue Reading →

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 Johnny died, hoping it will help other parents whose kids may be at risk. She... Continue Reading →

‘Deaths of Despair’ are Taking More Lives of Millennial Americans Than Any Other Generation

"Deaths of despair" are increasing among young Americans. More millennials are dying "deaths of despair" — deaths related to drugs, alcohol, and suicide, reported Jamie Ducharme for TIME, citing a new report. There are several reasons behind the increase, including financial burdens specific to the millennial generation— like student loan debt and the housing market, according to the report. The affordability crisis millennials are... Continue Reading →

FDA: Ambien Is Making People Kill Themselves While Asleep

The FDA says sleeping pills are linked to falls, burns, limb loss, poisoning, drowning, car crashes, and even suicide. New Warning Sleep medications including Ambien have become infamous for prompting people to act bizarrely in a semi-sleeping stupor — but now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require sleeping pill manufacturers to post warnings on... Continue Reading →

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 by a team of researchers from West Virginia University states that this number is “seriously underestimated.” The study,... Continue Reading →

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