According to this article from April 2018, suicidal behavior in older adults (65 years old and over) is a major public health issue globally. Specific health conditions and stress factors increase the likelihood of suicide in older adults. https://t.co/4pD
Factors and info derived from: https://t.co/siIoviX65B 6/x
@HoldenDCat @NealRajpat @GBtablereads @WBurner2000 @SwipeWright @ghost1522 @Timcast Is absolutely normal age-related behavior too? Why are we medicalizing this? Hmm. It's almost like doctors concerned about their patients health are forced to work within
I learned today that an older friend of the family appears to have taken her own life. One of a number in her community that has occurred of late. This is an international trend Look out for your older friends, especially at this time of year. https://t.
#Suicide has no age barrier. #BeThe1To prevent suicide in #GeriED patients. @CPE_PsychEmerg ACEP's GEDA #GeriED Program: https://t.co/ZNZajkHYP4 Data/Stats: • https://t.co/W2phPdz6vu • https://t.co/yzetZGLNSY https://t.co/0Zd7xsuFNV
Neither are most of the rest of us. But the kids are an "indicator species" -- more sensitive to the environmental changes than the bulk of the population. Much like the elders in this regard, btw... https://t.co/QZULIgXH2V https://t.co/9h75rqWDGo