AI in the ER? The Computer Will See You Now

AI in the ER? The Computer Will See You Now

An algorithm is a mathematical process for solving a problem or making a decision. . It’s a data, or information-based approach where one answer leads to another question based on that answer and ultimately to a solution. That AI, or artificial intelligence approach is coming to the hospital ER in the effort to prevent suicide.

DBT for Teens: Reducing Self-Harm & Suicide Attempts

DBT for Teens: Reducing Self-Harm & Suicide Attempts

The rising toll of self-harm and suicide attempts by teenagers in the U.S. is justifiably alarming. Help in addressing this crisis may be coming from a tried and true therapy that is widely available: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or DBT.

Can Mindfulness Reduce Self-Harm?

Can Mindfulness Reduce Self-Harm?

Mindfulness is an important component of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), developed by Marsha Linehan for treating people who suffer with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). One component of the DBT Mindfulness skill is teaching people how to accept their...
Logic Raps Suicide Prevention

Logic Raps Suicide Prevention

1-800-273-8255… That’s the phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the US. The NSPL service is available at anytime of the day to anyone harboring thoughts of self harm. The number is also the title of a song written by the socially...
Study: DBT Interventions Effective at Reducing Suicide Attempts

Study: DBT Interventions Effective at Reducing Suicide Attempts

Three variations of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)  helped reduce suicide attempts and non-suicidal self-injury acts in a randomized clinical trial of women with borderline personality disorder who were highly suicidal, according to an article published online by...