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Suicide Among Older Adults in Long-term Care Suggests More is Needed to Promote Mental, Social Well-being

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology Briana Mezuk conducts research focusing on mental health and suicide rates in older adults, concluding that mental and social well-being should be emphasized more in these areas. June 17, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Epidemiology #MentalHealth #Aging #Suicide #BrianaMezuk ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Multimorbidity and Suicide: How Living with Several Chronic Conditions May Affect Risk

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Melissa Wei discusses multi-morbidity and its connection with suicide and other complex mental health illnesses. April 15, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Medicine #Suicide #healthcare #MentalHealth #MelissaWei


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Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn to Suicide in Long-term Care

School of Public Health Associate Professor Briana Mezuk and colleagues discuss their research findings that older adults are quietly and frequently committing suicide in nursing homes and other care centers. April 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Aging #MentalHealth #Suicide #healthcare #BrianaMezuk


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Study Suggests Pain Could Be Risk Factor for Suicide

U-M Psychologist Mark Ilgen discusses the connection between pain, depression, anxiety, and the overuse of substances. A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine indicates that chronic pain is a large indicator of suicide. September 10, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #UniversityofMichiganAddictionCenter #HealthandWellness #Society #PainManagement #Suicide #Psychology #MarkIIgen ​​​​​​​​​​


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Suicide Prevention Q&A

Michigan Medicine experts in psychiatry comment on suicide prevention, backed by their own clinical research, in honor of World Mental Health Day. October 16, 2018. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Suicide #MentalHealth #Psychiatry #YouthandAdolescents #Panel


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Sending Letters About Their Patients Overdoses Changes Doctors' Prescribing Habits

U-M Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research Amy Bohnert discusses the relationship between sending letters to inform doctors of a patient's death and reduced opioid prescriptions. August 9, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Society #Opioids #Suicide #MentalHealth #AmyBohnert


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Chronic Pain May Drive Some to Suicide

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation faculty member Mark Ilgen discusses research results revealing the strong connection between chronic pain and suicide, emphasizing the need for better pain management. September 10, 2018. #MarkIIgen #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #Suicide #PainManagement #ChronicPain


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Physician Mental Health – Dr. Gold Appears in New Documentary Film

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Katherine Gold discusses her research on physician mental health and the alarmingly high rates of suicide for this population in a short documentary. August 14, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Suicide #MentalHealth #Medicine #physician


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One Medical Student's Mission to Erase the Stigma of Depression

U-M Professor of Depression and Neurosciences Srijan Sen comments on the courageous story of medical student Raheal Gupta and her efforts to fight the stigma of depression, particularly in healthcare professionals, after facing it herself. February 13, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #healthandinnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #Depression #Suicide #MentalHealth #Medicine