39% of America’s LGBTQ Youth Considered Suicide in the Past Year: Brainstorm Health

Good afternoon, readers. June is LGBTQ Pride month, a memorial to the Stonewall riots of 1969 and celebration of Americans all across the sexual and gender identity spectrum to live their most honest lives. It’s also an opportunity to reflect on the societal discrepancies still faced by these marginalized groups despite profound progress over the […]

Girls’ Suicide Spike is Raising Questions About the Role of Social Media

A troubling spike in the suicide rate among young girls is prompting leading researchers to ask questions about the role of social media in adolescent mental health. A study published Friday in the JAMA Open Network led by Donna Ruch, a research scientist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, analyzed suicide trends in 10- to 19-year-olds between […]

France Asks a Devastating Question: What Role Did Telecom Executives Play in 35 Employee Suicides?

In 2008 and 2009, dozens of employees of France Telecom took their own lives or attempted suicide amid a massive restructuring at the company. A 52-year-old technician who killed himself in July 2009 described the situation as “management by terror” in his suicide note. Starting this week, six former executives, one current exec, and the […]