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Psychologist Enrique Echeburúa: ‘People who die by suicide want to stop suffering, not to stop living’ (

Enrique Echeburúa at his office, in San Sebastián, Spain. © Javier Hernandez Juantegui (EL PAÍS) To read more of Daniel Mediavilla's article, please click here. Enrique Echeburúa (San Sebastian, Spain, 72 years old), Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), says that when a suicide occurs, there are other victims beyond the deceased, and they do not receive adequate support. “The first thing [we need to do] is make it easier for the family...

How The Physician Shortage Is Impacting Children With ACEs

All children need a secure, safe, and stable environment as they grow up. Young kids must have the care and support they need to aid in their development. But children with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are especially prone to struggling as they age if they don’t have stability. While stability and support can come from a child’s housing situation and those who raise them, they also need quality care from the doctors in their lives. A lack of secure, safe, and stable healthcare for...

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