Public awareness of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline following the release of a hip-hop song

obtained from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to evaluate the effect of ‘1-800-273-8255’ on public awareness for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Design: Cross-sectional analysis. Main outcome measures: We extracted data from Google Trends and Twitter for terms related to suicide following the release of Logic’s song, ‘1-800-273-8255’. We then used a forecasting autoregressive integrated moving algorithm […]

Trends in explicit portrayal of suicidal behavior in popular U.S. movies, 1950-2006.

Trends in suicidal behavior portrayal in movies may reflect greater societal acceptance of suicide with potential adverse effects on adolescents. To assess the potential for such adverse effects, explicit portrayals of suicidal behavior and the ratings of films were coded in top-grossing U.S. movies from 1950Ð2006 (N = 855). Suicidal behavior portrayal in films increased […]