Navigation Links
Suicide risk high in 12-17 Age Group

According to the National Household Survey, approximately 3 million Americans age 12 to 18 considered suicide in 2000 and more than a third of those tried to kill themselves, a government survey found. According to the on Drug Abuse report, girls were almost twice as likely as boys// to have thought about or tried to commit suicide.

The study, released Sunday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, showed that only one in three of those who reported considering suicide or trying to kill themselves received counseling. The report said that the research has demonstrated that the most effective way to prevent suicide is through the early identification and treatment of those at risk. But only 36 percent of youths at risk for suicide during the past year received mental health treatment during this same time period.''

White, black, Hispanic and Asian youths reported similar rates of suicide risk, the report said. Youths in Western states were the most at risk - almost 10 percent - followed by young people in the South, 13 percent; the Midwest, 10 percent; and the Northeast, 11 percent. In all, the study showed that 9 percent of children age 12-13 considered or tried to commit suicide in 2000. The percentage for teenagers 14-15 and 16-17 was 13.7 percent for each age group. The study also found that youngsters who had used alcohol or illicit drugs during the year were much more likely to have had suicidal thoughts.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Suicide risk in panic disorder
2. Suicide might be inherited
3. Suicide reduced by anti-depressants
4. Twins Less Prone to Suicide Than Others
5. Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec
6. Anxiety Can Increase The Risk Of Attempting Suicide In Men
7. Suicide Rate Amongst Male Prisoners Of UK Is Quite High
8. Aspirin induces Cancer Cells To Commit Suicide
9. More Youth In Himachal Resort To Suicide
10. Group Suicides On The Rise In Japan
11. Massive Culling Of Poultry Forces Farm Owner To Commit Suicide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Suicide risk high Age Group

(Date:10/25/2014)... blood supply to an arm or a leg before heart ... according to a new study. "During heart surgery ... to be able to operate on it. After some time ... produce energy because it doesn,t get oxygen. When we shut ... an arm or a leg, the body prepares for an ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Current osteoporosis ... younger postmenopausal women at risk for osteoporosis-related fractures, ... to prevent fractures, we need tools that help ... injuries so that we can target these at-risk ... Crandall, professor of medicine in the division of ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... On October 22, CBS will air ... diseases both fictional and real. The Charles E ... committed to advocacy and philanthropy in the battle against ... opportunity to impart truth and clarity about this misunderstood ... many misconceptions about Morgellons Disease (MD) and ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... News) -- The United States is now mandating ... of West Africa land at one of five ... the virus. In a statement released Tuesday, ... percent of air passengers from Guinea, Liberia and ... five airports -- New York City,s Kennedy International ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 During the ... fresh water supply runs dangerously low, Southern Oregon’s water ... Oregon’s rivers, despite the lowest mountain snow pack on ... late summer and early autumn.* That was the observation ... the new book “Hiking Southern Oregon,” during an interview ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study 2Health News:Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk 2Health News:CBS’ Criminal Minds takes aim at skin disease with Morgellons in the Mix 2Health News:CBS’ Criminal Minds takes aim at skin disease with Morgellons in the Mix 3Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 2Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 2Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 4
... Due June 17, HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 ... help teach elementary students about,healthy food choices and ... Redding today recognized a healthy hands-on,project at a ... Allentown received a $15,000 Healthy Farms and,Healthy Schools ...
... may help cancer cells resist chemo, radiation , , TUESDAY, ... existing research suggests that cancer patients undergoing radiation or ... Although multivitamins may be all right in some cases, ... can spell trouble, said review author Dr. Brian Lawenda, ...
... Organization, CINCINNATI, May 27 Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals ... are continuing to order their brands both directly and ... has hired 70 employees in the,last 45 days and ... by the end,of ,08. Plans are in place for ...
... Challenges, SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 27 More ... or behavioral disorder every year and,more than 600,000 ... knowledge,stigma, limited funding and inadequate clinical resources in ... for school failure,and dropping out, alcohol and drug ...
... more involved in baby,care than ever before. Whether you,re a ... a new dad to whom the dear wife has delegated ... in the "diaper,dude":, The Moms on Call Guide to ... moms, is a guidebook for new dads that comes,with instructional ...
... Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has ... million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The ... Research (CFAR) at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center, the ... of the most important, fundamental research contributing to our ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:PA Agriculture Official Recognizes Healthy Garden at Lehigh County School 2Health News:Cancer Patients Should Steer Clear of Antioxidants 2Health News:Cancer Patients Should Steer Clear of Antioxidants 3Health News:Techno-Savvy Public Awareness Campaign Enables Families to Send a Powerful Message About Children's Mental Health 2Health News:Father's Day is Almost Here: Two Pediatric Nurses, Moms, Offer Practical Guidebook & DVD for New Dads 2Health News:Einstein-Montefiore Center for AIDS Research receives $8.5M award from NIH 2Health News:Einstein-Montefiore Center for AIDS Research receives $8.5M award from NIH 3
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014   Reproductive Medicine Associates of New ... field of infertility, presents new clinical research examining ... research abstract, released during the 70 th ... in Honolulu, Hawaii , combines ... (SGD) pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Results ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... SAN DIEGO , Oct. 22, 2014 ... II medical device received 510 (k) OTC clearance by ... the AVACEN 100 to be marketed over the Internet ... with arthritis; muscle spasms; and minor strains and sprains ... The AVACEN 100 (MSRP $2495) is a ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014  With a vision ... health medications, a Global Pharmaceutical and Biotech manufacturer ... technology and turnkey solution to protect their animal ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153438 Photo - ... was serialized and aggregated by the Xyntek and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New IVF Research Highlights Improved Genetic Screening Approach To Help Parents Have Healthier Babies 2New IVF Research Highlights Improved Genetic Screening Approach To Help Parents Have Healthier Babies 3AVACEN Medical Announces FDA Clearance of First Medical Device with Internal Game Mode 2Xyntek and Antares Serialization Solution Protects Pets Too! 2
More than 200 key diagnostic and treatment tables culled from Tierney's Current Medical Diagnostics and Treatment 2003....
Information on diagnosis and management of 500 common or important medical and surgical disorders....
Athouritative, on the spot answers for acute care and consultations....
The workhorse electric system....
Medicine Products: