(NEW YORK) -- When the pandemic hit more than a year ago, rates of depression soared, with 28% of respondents in one survey reporting depressive symptoms compared with 9% before COVID-19. As levels of depression rise, public health experts typically expect suicide rates to follow.... Read More.
By DR. YALDA SAFAI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the stay-at-home measures and disruptions to daily life that aimed to slow the spread of the virus and save lives led many public health specialists to worry that the... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- While expressing concern about a 30% spike in the number of active-duty Army suicides this spring and summer, Pentagon officials are not ready to link the increase to the coronavirus pandemic. The officials said... Read More.
By DR. ALEXIS E. CARGGINTON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 could bring a 20-30% increase in firearm suicides this year, a new study has found.The uncertainty brought on by the pandemic has been impacting people's mental health and... Read More.