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In the US, suicide is a leading cause of death, ranking third among youths aged 15 to 24. Rates of suicide attempts and death are highest among US Pacific Island indigenous youths. Emergency departments play a key role in suicide prevention, especially in this and other minority populations.

There probably isn't anyone who is not a Robin Williams fan and admired his wonderful talent. Everybody experiences his loss and death as something personal. More in this podcast.

While we still have our good mornings—whether in Vietnam or elsewhere—we must forever say good night to Robin Williams and to thank him for all the good times.

The “story behind the story” is not the over-prescription of antidepressants—though it happens—but the under-availability of optimal treatment.

Military veterans are ubiquitous in our practices and in our lives. The impact of the past several years of armed conflict is greater than many think—and much greater than simply the number of veterans in your practice or your community.

What psychological factors may lurk beneath endorsement of or opposition to the death penalty? This author speculates.

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