In today's episode, Billy and Brian discuss research around why middle-aged men may be so susceptible to contemplating, attempting, or dying by suicide. They also discuss their own issues with mental health and addiction.
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This episode uses the following resources:
--American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 2020. Suicide Statistics. Available at: https://rb.gy/wazpqv
--“I Need a Psychiatrist/Psychotherapist but Can’t Afford It. Where Can I Find Affordable Treatment?” National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2020, https://rb.gy/1bsk31
--Mayo Clinic. 2020. Drug Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) - Symptoms And Causes. [online] Available at: .
--Mayo Clinic. 2020. Suicide And Suicidal Thoughts - Symptoms And Causes. [online] Available at: .
--National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
--Nimh.nih.gov. 2020. NIMH » Suicide. Available at: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/suicide.shtml
--Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Hotline: 1-800-662-4357 (HELP)
--Thornton, J., 2020. Men And Suicide: Why It's A Social Issue. Available at: https://media.samaritans.org/documents/Men-and-Suicide-Report-Samaritans.pdf
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