Depression

Small but meaningful link between teen oral contraceptives and future depression

August 02, 2021

Adolescent oral contraceptive use is associated with a small yet meaningful increased risk of experiencing an episode of major depressive disorder (MDD) in early adulthood, especially among women with no history of MDD in adolescence.

How available are suicide prevention services in rural areas?

October 29, 2020

Suicide is on the rise among children and teenagers. Access to mental health care isn’t always as accessible in rural areas as it is in urban centers. Are pediatric patients in these regions lacking much-needed suicide prevention services?