Suicides Increase During Holiday Season: A Harmful Myth or Tragic Reality?

You’ve heard it before: “Suicides peak around the holidays.” Social media posts begin circulating in late November to implore everyone to look out for signs of depression and despair, and to practice kindness because depression is at its worst in December. Some people theorize that the shorter days around the winter solstice wreak havoc on biological rhythms, and others cite … Read More