Study: Number of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts and attempts has doubled
"Diagnoses of either condition increased from 580,000 in 2007 to 1.12 million in 2015, according to the study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The average age of a child at the time of evaluation was 13, and 43% of the visits were in children between 5 and 11. "The numbers are very alarming," said Dr. Brett Burstein, the lead study author and a pediatric emergency room physician...
Child suicide attempts are skyrocketing in the US, but nobody knows why
International student is found dead sparking police probe into 'sudden death' in Bristol where 12 university students have taken their own lives since 2016
Teen who was allergic to WiFi commits suicide
The mom told the court she had pleaded with her daughter’s teachers to allow her to work in rooms without Wi-Fi, but the school refused.
Canadian hospitals stretched as self-harming teens seek help
"We're seeing twice as many kids as we were 10 years ago," said Dr. Hazen Gandy, division chief of community-based psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa. "Commonly it's cutting," he said of kids typically aged 12 to 17 who slash their arms, thighs or bellies with everything from razor blades to the sharp edges of protractors.
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'I felt helpless': Teachers call for support amid 'escalating crisis' of classroom violence
Classrooms in Crisis: Verbal, physical, sometimes violent outbursts plaguing Oregon classrooms.
Prince George school counsellors say mental health situation is at a crisis point
Momo Is A Red Flag – The internet is not a safe nor a happy place for our children.
In 2018 Blue Cross Blue Shield Association release findings showing a 64% rise in depression in teens between 2013 and 2016 with the Center for Disease Control reporting in 2016 a concurrent 30% rise in suicide. Jean Twenge’s 2017 research found that teens who spend five or more hours per day on their devices are 71 percent more likely to have one risk factor for suicide regardless of the content consumed
Increases in Depressive Symptoms, Suicide-Related Outcomes, and Suicide Rates Among U.S. Adolescents After 2010 and Links to Increased New Media Screen Time
Microwave frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produce widespread neuropsychiatric effects including depression
Wi-Fi is an important threat to human health
Electromagnetic Fields, Pulsed Radiofrequency Radiation, and Epigenetics: How Wireless Technologies May Affect Childhood Development
Rats exposed to 2.45GHz of non-ionizing radiation exhibit behavioral changes within creased brain expression of apoptotic caspase 3
Effects of 1.8 GHz Radiofrequency Fields on the Emotional Behavior and Spatial Memory of Adolescent Mice.
Electromagnetic Fields, Pulsed Radiofrequency Radiation, and Epigenetics: How Wireless Technologies May Affect Childhood Development. Child Dev. doi:10.1111/cdev.12824
Depression, anxiety, and smartphone addiction in university students- A cross sectional study