Tag: suicide

Yes, “Text Message Therapy” is Real In 2011, Stephanie Shih and Nancy Lublin formed something called the Crisis Text Line. The nonprofit is a 24/7 crisis intervention hotline. It’s also, as the name suggests, conducted solely through text message. The Crisis Text Line (or CTL) traces its history back to DoSomething.org. Shih was an employee

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Therapy & Suicide: The New Facts The findings of an eighteen-year, multinational study show that therapy reduces suicide rates. Okay, that sounds about right. I mean, that’s nothing we didn’t already know, right? Wrong. Researchers from John Hopkins found that talk therapy reduced suicide attempts by 26%. That’s over one-fourth. That’s a pretty impressive number.

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Written By: Fiona Stockard Kratom May Soon be Illegal in Palm Beach County The legal and often controversial drug Kratom is once again in the center of a south Florida policy debate. Ian Mautner, a twenty year old from Boynton Beach, killed himself on July 16th. He jumped from an overpass onto I-95. Yikes. Rest peacefully,

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