suicide prevention

It’s a ‘human-rights’ crisis, says Dr. Ninez Ponce, director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

By Sandy Cohen • May 25, 2022

‘This is a way to get teenagers to be involved and start telling their stories,’ says festival founder Mia Silverman

By Sandy Cohen • April 20, 2022

'The things that make them vulnerable are where they stand socially and where they stand developmentally,' says UCLA Health's Dr. Carl Fleisher

By Sandy Cohen • March 15, 2022

The second leading cause of death among the youth

By uclahealth • September 25, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released alarming statistics — the rates of suicide have risen significantly in 40 out of 50 states. California, for example, saw an increase greater than 14 percent from 1999 to 2016. What is contributing to the rise in suicide rates? “We [...]

By uclahealth • October 11, 2018