“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

“Opioids, Suicide, Mental Disorders, and Pain” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Opioids, Suicide, Mental Disorders, and Pain While many deaths due to opioid overdoses are accidental, there a growing body of evidence that some cases were intentional and that the presence of pain played a role in the decision to end life. 2) … More “Opioids, Suicide, Mental Disorders, and Pain” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Food, My Frenemy” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Food, My Frenemy My struggle with a binge eating disorder began at age 12. What followed were years of shame, lies, weight fluctuations and, at one particularly desperate moment, maternity clothes. 2) A Space to Talk How can services meet the needs … More “Food, My Frenemy” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads