Suicides Among Young Latinas Skyrocketing

The youth most at-risk for suicide are Hispanic girls. They are almost twice as likely as non-hispanic girls to attempt suicide. Latino Adolescents account for “41.1% of youth in the United States” (Pew Hispanic Center 2009) and they “are at greatest risk for psychiatric and behavioral disorders” (Haussman-stabile et al). Some journals focus on the…

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Join Us In Preventing Suicide This Month.

September is Suicide Prevention Month.  The rate of suicide has increased dramatically across most segments of our population in recent years.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there were more than twice as many suicides in the USA in 2017 as there were homicides.¹ PeakBrain is actively engaged in improving brain health and…

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