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‘Colony of Hell’: 911 Calls From Inside Amazon Warehouses

Max Zahn, Sharif Paget The Daily Beast
Between October 2013 and October 2018, emergency workers were summoned to Amazon warehouses at least 189 times for suicide attempts, suicidal thoughts, and other mental-health episodes, according to 911 call police and ambulance logs.

Young Adolescents as Likely to Die From Suicide as From Traffic Accidents

Sabrina Tavernise New York Times
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in 2014, the most recent year for which data is available, the suicide rate for children ages 10 to 14 had caught up to their death rate for traffic accidents. The number is an extreme data point in an accumulating body of evidence that young adolescents are suffering from a range of health problems associated with the country’s rapidly changing culture.

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Understanding the Link Between Bullying and Suicide

Melissa Holt The Conversation
Our cultural narrative about bullying presumes that youth who are bullied are at greater risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors. But research shows that bullies themselves are at risk as well. Bullying involvement of any stripe is harmful.
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