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"California doctors say they've seen more deaths from suicide than coronavirus since lockdowns"

“Doctors in Northern California say they have seen more deaths from suicide than they’ve seen from the coronavirus during the pandemic.

‘The numbers are unprecedented,’ Dr. Michael deBoisblanc of John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California, told ABC 7 News about the increase of deaths by suicide, adding that he’s seen a ‘year’s worth of suicides’ in the last four weeks alone.

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Mum Saving Musicians from Suicide

Linda Phillips is transforming the lives of musicians. After her guitarist son took his own life, she decided to set up a suicide prevention centre for musicians in her home city Athens, Georgia.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

A complex combination of factors can impact youth health outcomes. LGB youth are at greater risk for depression, suicide, substance use, and sexual behaviors that can place them at increased risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).3 Nearly one-third (29%) of LGB youth had attempted suicide at least once in the prior year compared to 6% of heterosexual youth.3

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