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By On March 20th, 2014

Illness Factors Inform Suicide Risk in Bipolar and Depressive Disorder Patients

Despite patients with bipolar disorder having a higher recorded prevalence of suicide attempts when compared to those with major depressive disorder (MDD), a new study suggests the different illnesses may not be the reason for the differential rates. According to a new report published in Bipolar Disorders, the higher prevalence of suicide attempts in patients…

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By On November 21st, 2013

Oklahoma Watch Mental Health Forum

    Last night, I attended the Oklahoma Watch Mental Health Forum where Terri White, Commissioner for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and Michael Brose, Executive Director of the Mental Health Association Oklahoma, spoke and answered questions about the state of mental health in Oklahoma.  It was a worthwhile event…

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By On July 23rd, 2013

Wounded Warrior Smartphone Application for Suicide Prevention

A new Smartphone application is now available for veterans geared towards suicide prevention.  Twenty two Wounded Warriors a day, struggling with TBI and PTSD, are succumbing to suicide ideations.  With this in mind and inspired by the suicide of a close friend, Psychologist Edward White developed the idea after watching his daughter playing a computer…

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