News tagged with suicides

Early substance misuse continues into middle age

Adolescents who misuse alcohol and drugs are at increased risk of continued misuse well into middle age. They are also at increased risk of experiencing mental health problems, accidents, physical health problems, premature ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Health
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Navigating the spheres of assisted death

The issues of assisted death and palliative care in Canada should be discussed in the context of human rights, states a commentary published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

dateJan 31, 2011 in Other
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Officials: 'Bath salts' are growing drug problem

(AP) -- When Neil Brown got high on dangerous chemicals sold as bath salts, he took his skinning knife and slit his face and stomach repeatedly. Brown survived, but authorities say others haven't been so lucky after snorting, ...

dateJan 23, 2011 in Health
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