Talk Therapy Drastically Lowers Risk Of Suicide

November 25, 2014 8:37 PM

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Each year, suicide claims the lives of more than 40,000 Americans -- many of whom never seek professional care. But new research suggests that access to talk therapy may help to prevent these tragic instances among high-risk populations.

Even years after talk therapy treatment, individuals who have previously attempted suicide are much less likely to repeat a suicide attempt or die from suicide, according to the Johns Hopkins University research.

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