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Category Archives: Preventable Suicide

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Warning Signs Of Suicidal Tendencies

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There is a wealth of information about suicide available online, but one common theme you may note while reviewing these resources is their agreement that suicide is preventable. Unfortunately, these tragedies still occur with alarming frequency. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that almost 46,000 people die by suicide every… Read More »

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Proving A Florida Preventable Suicide Claim

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Suicide has been a major public health issue in the US for decades, and it is disturbing to learn that rates are on the rise despite initiatives to get help for those with mental health issues. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US,… Read More »

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Do Florida Parents Have Rights When Their Teen’s Suicide Was Preventable?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The relationship between a patient and mental health professional is one of the most intensely personal in all of medicine, so it is not surprising that the implications of psychiatric malpractice can be devastating. For parents of troubled teens, the outlook is especially concerning. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), suicide is the… Read More »

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