The "Blue Whale" immerses teenagers at risk of suicide

The "Blue Whale" immerses teenagers at risk of suicide

Role-playing games such as the "Blue Whale" can immerse teenagers in a dangerous challenge and even lead them to suicide. Any adolescent with a profile of vulnerability, and not necessarily mentally ill, can be hooked on these types of games through social networks. The lack of social skills and the immaturity of the adolescent brain explain this higher vulnerability of adolescence. There are many recommendations that can be followed to avoid this danger.

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WHO dedicates the World Health Day to depression, a major cause of suicide

WHO dedicates the World Health Day to depression, a major cause of suicide

World Health Day promoted by WHO in 2017 has been dedicated to depression, a mental disorder that multiplies by four the risk of suicide. "Depression: Let's Talk" is the chosen slogan to help people affected by this mental illness to recover and even to prevent suicide in those more severe cases accompanied by suicidal ideation.

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