A startling new report from the American Psychological Association suggests that depression rates have spiked more than 50% since 2007 in teens and young adults. Young people from 12-25 are also reporting more suicidal thoughts, plans, and suicide attempts. Last week, 23 year-old Olympic bicyclist and Stanford graduate student Kelly Catlin died by suicide, after sustaining a concussion during winter training. This wasn’t the first death by suicide at that school in 2019. Psychologists are worried that kids are getting less sleep and spending more time on their phones.
Last week, 23-year-old Olympic bicyclist Kelly Catlin died by suicide