Despite the fact that the holiday season has some of the lowest average daily suicide rates, some journalists continue to inadvertently perpetuate the holiday-suicide myth.
Research finds that cannabis use among teens does not appear to lead to greater conduct problems or greater affiliation with other teens who smoke cannabis -- it's teens with conduct problems who are more likely to gravitate toward cannabis use.
"Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders" is now available to researchers, medical practitioners, and the public as a free e-book on Oxford's website.
Only a subset of teens who engage in excessive levels of impulsive behavior, such as acting without thinking, later struggle with addictions or other problem behaviors, a study has found.
'If Your Adolescent Has ADHD,' a supportive guide for parents that uses evidence-based approaches to treatment, is the latest book in a series developed under APPC's guidance.
For media reporting on the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, these recommendations for reporting on suicide were developed by mental health, journalism and suicide prevention authorities, including APPC.
Nearly two-thirds of the newspaper stories linking the holidays and suicide over the 2016-17 holiday season supported a false connection between the two, according to an analysis of media coverage.