The New 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline Launches Nationwide

The nation has officially launched its new three-digit number to call for help during mental health emergencies.  The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for mental health crises is now at its new home by dialing 988 from any phone.  On Saturday, Vibrant Emotional Health, the nonprofit that operates the service on behalf of the US Department of Health and…

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Study: Climate Causing Young People Mental Health Issues?

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy This year, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences gave $413,598 to researchers at Appalachian State University in North Carolina to study how climate change impacts the mental health of young people. An abstract for the research project states that research shows environmental factors like increasing temperatures and heat waves might…

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