“Online Tool Provides Support For People With Suicidal Thoughts” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome back! I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas time with your loved ones. Well, its time to get back to grinding mode and lets delve right into Best 5 Reads! 1) Online tool provides support for people with suicidal thoughts As an individual with lived experience of anxiety, depression, … More “Online Tool Provides Support For People With Suicidal Thoughts” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit Backyard bullies have always been with us. We used to be able to spot bullies from blocks away. The swagger, jeers, taunts, and looks of disdain and aggression were on full display, and … More “The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“The Happiness Industry Makes Me Sad” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend and were able to destress. Lets begin our week with Best 5 Monday Reads. 1) The Happiness Industry Makes Me Sad I am all for being happy. Who isn’t? But the happiness industry? That’s another thing altogether. The happiness industrial complex promises that bliss … More “The Happiness Industry Makes Me Sad” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Is Universal Screening for Depression a Good Idea?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our long week ahead some interesting articles! 1) Is Universal Screening for Depression a Good Idea? With recent reports of suicide rates being on the rise in the U.S., we’ve been thinking a lot about what we can do to better detect, … More “Is Universal Screening for Depression a Good Idea?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere Globally, the rate has fallen by 38% from its peak in 1994. As a result, over 4m lives have been saved—more than four times as many people as were killed in combat over the period. The decline … More “Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“A History of Delusions” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) A History of Delusions A multipart podcast on BBC where an experimental psychologist Daniel Freeman explores cases of delusion. 2) Suicide is declining almost everywhere Globally, the rate has fallen by 38% from its peak in 1994. As a result, over 4m … More “A History of Delusions” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Can An Algorithm Stop Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Can an algorithm stop suicides by spotting the signs of despair? Predicting whether people plan to kill themselves is a complicated science still in its infancy – but some researchers say machines can do it better than we can. 2) Is mental … More “Can An Algorithm Stop Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“The Best Way To Save People From Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Best Way To Save People From Suicide “What if this is what we should be doing? What if it’s that simple?” 2) Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis? When public health officials get wind of an outbreak … More “The Best Way To Save People From Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads