These findings among teens are similar to previous studies in adults, which also found links between sexual identity discordance, depression, drug and alcohol use, and suicidal ideation.
The results suggest that the first year of college could be an ideal time to screen all entering students for suicide risk and intervene appropriately.
Facebook began testing the software in the United States in March, when the company started scanning the text of Facebook posts and comments for phrases that could be signals of an impending suicide.
Robin Williams' suicide shines the spotlight on the millions who battle—many privately—with severe depression and on what American companies can do to better serve their employees.
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